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Cancer Society reports reveals a susceptibility to lung cancer among Chinese Women

death rates due to cancer vary among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (AANHPIs), with Chinese women, in particular, being more susceptible to lung cancer compared to other subgroups.
Patient Daily
added Dec 13, 2018 04:28
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[Georgia] Vaping Sends Smoke Signals to Jewish Atlanta

several Jewish organizations that work with teens, including Jewish day schools and those that counsel about substance abuse, sponsored a parenting program about vaping. The program opened the eyes of those who attended about the rampant availability and
Atlanta (GA) Jewish Times
added Dec 12, 2018 23:34
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[Pennsylvania] Black and Hispanic Americans have a harder time quitting cigarettes. Will this Penn study find a way to help?

Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Dec 10, 2018 22:51
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Virginia Health Officials Release Adult Tobacco Use Survey Results

, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) Tobacco Control Program (TCP) launched the first Virginia Adult Tobacco Survey (VATS) to guide the state’s tobacco control activities.VATS assessed tobacco use as well as attitudes and opinions on tobacco such as
WVIR-TV NBC29
added Dec 10, 2018 17:03
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Black and Hispanic Americans have a harder time quitting cigarettes. Will this study find a way to help?

Black and Hispanic Americans, especially those with low income and education levels... Given such obstacles, what could help these smokers quit? The federal Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has awarded $11 million to a team of researchers, le
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 7, 2018 18:47
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Cancer Society reports differences in cancer rates among Asian Americans

Chinese women are particularly susceptible to lung cancer. Their risk factors are unknown being that this group is less likely to smoke than other groups. The report suggests that causes of lung cancer could include secondhand smoke, genetic susceptibili
Patient Daily
added Dec 7, 2018 12:28
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Black communities suffer without a ban on menthol cigarettes

the NAACP adopted a unanimous resolution at our 2016 National Convention supporting state and local policy efforts to restrict the sale of menthol cigarettes and other flavored tobacco products, as well as advocating for the FDA’s careful oversight and r
The Hill
added Dec 3, 2018 20:40
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Maryland mulls raising age to legally buy tobacco

“I think it is a bill that is long overdue,” said Del. Dereck Davis, D-Prince George’s, chairman of the House Economic Matters Committee and the bill’s lead sponsor. “There is no good reason for it to remain at 18.” The decision for the caucus to includ
Utica (NY) Observer-Dispatch
added Dec 3, 2018 16:12
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Legislative Black Caucus will push to raise the age for buying tobacco to 21 in Maryland

Concerned about the long-lasting toll smoking has taken on the African American community, the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland is leading an effort to impose restrictions on access to tobacco products. The caucus is pushing for Maryland to join a g
Washington Post
added Dec 3, 2018 15:27
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[North Carolina] Duke removes Confederate veteran’s name from building

its Board of Trustees on Saturday voted to approve removing Julian Carr’s name from a building where the history department is located. Carr was a Confederate veteran and tobacco magnate...He once bragged during a 1913 speech about whipping a black woman
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 2, 2018 16:09
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