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Lung Cancer Rates in Young Women Now Higher Than in Young Men

Lead author of the study, Ahmedin Jemal, DVM, PhD, says he was surprised by the findings because historically, lung cancer rates have been higher in men. Another surprise, said Jemal, is that differences in smoking patterns cannot fully account for the ch
American Cancer Society
added May 25, 2018 17:42
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Higher Lung Cancer Incidence in Young Women Than Young Men in the United States

The patterns of historically higher incidence rates of lung cancer among men than among women have reversed among non-Hispanic whites and Hispanics born since the mid-1960s, and they are not fully explained by sex differences in smoking behaviors. Future
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added May 25, 2018 17:40
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Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2018 Will Help Smokers Quit and Reduce Health Care Costs

applauds Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) for introducing the Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2018, legislation that addresses racial and ethnic health disparities, including disparities in tobacco use in our country. The bill
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 24, 2018 15:43
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Lung cancer rates in younger white and Hispanic women surpass those of men

Reversing a historic trend, rates of lung cancer among younger white and Hispanic women have surpassed those of men — and the change cannot be fully explained by gender differences in smoking behavior, researchers said Wednesday. Previous research point
Washington Post
added May 23, 2018 22:04
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NO MENTHOL SUNDAY

May 27, 2018 This year's theme is about finding the quit method that works best for you. Learn more about how you can observe No Menthol Sunday with your faith organization.
National African American Tobacco Prevention Network (NAATPN)
added May 16, 2018 18:01
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Annual conference aims to clear the air, emphasize that smokeless isn’t harmless

The Minority Initiative Sub-Recipient Grant Office (MISRGO) at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) is hosting the 15th Annual “Clearing the Air in Communities of Color” Conference. This event raises awareness about tobacco use in minority com
University of Arkansas
added May 15, 2018 15:04
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White Virginia hotel clerk is fired after being caught on video calling a black patron 'monkey' - but he insists it was NOT about race

The patron had asked the clerk named Dwayne for a new room because his mother's room smelled like smoke and she had booked a non-smoking room. The two then got into an expletive-laden shouting match
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 11, 2018 01:58
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[UK] Campaign to help Muslims quit smoking before Ramadan launches in Tower Hamlets

A campaign launched by Tower Hamlets Council invites Muslims in the community to sign up to ‘Quit Tobacco Before Ramadan’ for help and support to quit smoking and chewing tobacco in the lead-up to Ramadan.
East London Lines (blog) (uk)
added May 8, 2018 15:34
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California Health Department Launches Anti Flavor Tobacco Campaign

California Department of Public Health officials on April 24, launched a campaign... In addition to e-cigarette flavors, health experts said they have noticed more manipulative tactics from the tobacco industry aimed at kids. Tobacco products disguised a
Los Angeles Sentinel
added May 4, 2018 20:57
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[UK] Tower Hamlets’ Muslims helped to quit tobacco in run up to Ramadan

The ‘Quit Tobacco Before Ramadan’ campaign opens today, with residents being encouraged to pledge to stop chewing or smoking to prevent nicotine cravings when the holy month starts. Ramadan begins on the evening of May 15 and will last until June 14.
East London Advertiser (uk)
added May 1, 2018 19:20
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