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[Florida] Twin sisters make cigars to celebrate different shades of the Afro-Cuban diaspora

In the male-dominated cigar industry, twin sisters have set out to blaze a trail for their business, Tres Lindas Cubanas Cigars, while at the same time celebrating the vast shades of women in the African diaspora. For sisters Yvonne and Yvette Rodriguez
Miami (FL) Herald
added Dec 23, 2016 00:33
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E-cigarettes and equity: a systematic review of differences in awareness and use between sociodemographic groups [FREE FULL TEXT]

a number of sociodemographic factors which vary between different countries and subnational localities. Care will therefore be required to ensure neither the potential benefits nor the potential risks of e-cigarettes exacerbate existing health inequalitie
Tobacco Control
added Dec 21, 2016 23:52
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Racial and Gender Disparities in COPD Risk for Never-Smokers

black Americans and women are at higher risk, possibly due to a combination of biological and social factors.
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Dec 17, 2016 15:53
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TOC: November 2016, Volume 25, Suppl 2: Flavoured Tobacco Products in the United States [FREE FULL TEXTS]

Flavoured tobacco products in the USA: synthesis of recent multidiscipline studies with implications for advancing tobacco regulatory science / Tobacco industry use of flavourings to promote smokeless tobacco products / Flavoured tobacco products and the
Tobacco Control
added Dec 14, 2016 17:19
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Non-smoker women have high prevalence of breathing trouble, cough

in International Journal of Chronic Diseases, researchers suggest that women who have never smoked are susceptible to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and that African American women are particularly vulnerable. Chronic obstructive pulmonary d
ANI (in)
added Dec 13, 2016 02:40
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Why women are most vulnerable to cigarette-related cancer - even if they've never smoked

'Women had approximately 50 percent higher odds of COPD compared to white men even when we adjusted for height, education, income, and health care access,' said lead author, Professor Esme Fuller-Thomson. She added that hormones may play a significant
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 23:12
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Why Some People Aren't Celebrating This Smoking Ban

“We are extremely concerned that this rule will create additional homelessness,” John Lozier, executive director of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council told The Hill in August. “Our primary concern about this policy is the fate of those wh
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added Dec 2, 2016 22:19
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Federal Government Criminalizes Smoking in Public Housing Developments. What Impact Will It Have on Black, Latino Residents?

The HUD’s Resident Characteristics Report showed a large majority, 45 percent to be exact, of public housing households were headed by African-Americans; 25 percent were headed by Latinos. The federal agency pointed out many people who reside in public h
Atlanta (GA) Black Star
added Dec 2, 2016 22:02
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[Wisconsin] One Way to Lower the Smoking Rate in the African American Community; Stop Youth From Smoking Now

The concern is that the African American smoking rate in Wisconsin is at 32 percent, which is above the national norm of 17.5 percent and even significantly above the state rate of 19 percent. “We want to look at what we can do. One thing is stop young
Milwaukee (WI) Courier
added Nov 29, 2016 16:48
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ELLIS: Menthol cigarettes, the Grim Reaper among Blacks

Buried in these horrible statistics is a glaring fact: The use of menthol cigarettes is on the rise in the United States, bucking the downward trend in overall cigarette smoking. Making matters worse is the disproportionate rate that Blacks smoke mentho
Philadelphia (PA) Tribune
added Nov 22, 2016 00:48
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