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The association of area-level social class and tobacco use with adverse breast cancer characteristics among white and black women: evidence from Maryland, 1992-2003

Area-level tobacco consumption may capture cases' direct use and second hand smoke exposure, but also may identify neighborhoods with excess cancer-related behavioral or environmental exposures, beyond those measured by social class.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 2, 2015 17:32
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[South Carolina] Birth of a Freedom Anthem

“Dear Brothers,” one miner entreated in 1909, “let us not drop that old song"...decades later in Charleston, S.C., when 1,100 black and white employees of the American Tobacco Company cigar factory struck for higher pay and better working conditions. For
New York Times
added Mar 14, 2015 17:56
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[Alabama] From the Archives: Where’s the Spirit of Selma Now?

By 1840, Selma was the heart of Alabama’s booming cotton economy… If slaves were discovered away from their homes without written permission from their owners, they might be punished by 39 lashes; if found smoking a cigar or pipe on the streets, or carryi
New York Times
added Mar 7, 2015 13:37
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[North Carolina] Tobacco union discussion rescheduled

“Tobacco Unionism and Civil Rights,” originally planned for 5:30 p.m. today, has been rescheduled for 5:30 p.m. March 5, at New Museum of Winston-Salem, 713 S. Marshall St. Local expert Will Cox and former N.C. Sen. Earline Parmon will discuss the links
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 27, 2015 16:18
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Vital Signs: Disparities in Nonsmokers' Exposure to Secondhand Smoke — United States, 1999–2012

Overall, SHS exposure in the United States has been reduced by half since 1999–2000. However, 58 million persons were still exposed to SHS during 2011–2012, and exposure remains higher among children, non-Hispanic blacks, those living in poverty, and thos
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Feb 17, 2015 18:09
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New CDC Vital Signs: Secondhand Smoke Exposure / 58 million nonsmokers in US still exposed

declines in exposure to SHS have been slower and exposure remains higher among children, blacks, those who live in poverty, and those who live in rental housing. The report finds two in every five children aged three to 11 years are still exposed to SHS.
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Feb 17, 2015 18:07
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[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: Your cigarette, his illness

Both North Charleston and Folly Beach have rejected smoking bans in enclosed workplaces. Perhaps the new CDC data will inspire a change of heart for them....So while smokers lament having fewer places to smoke, nonsmokers can breathe a little more easi
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Feb 16, 2015 19:49
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder symptoms and smoking trajectories: Race and gender differences

ADHD severity and directionality had unique effects on smoking trajectories. Our results also highlight that the risk of ADHD symptoms may differ by race and gender.
Science Direct
added Feb 12, 2015 21:39
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[Ohio] EDITORIAL: Secondhand smoke remains a big risk for many children

The overall reduction in exposure testifies to the beneficial effect of smoking bans enacted in recent decades by more than 700 cities and 26 states, including Ohio. But far more needs to be done to eliminate the risks faced by poor and black children st
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Feb 6, 2015 11:56
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Number of Americans Exposed to Secondhand Smoke Cut in Half

However, the decline in secondhand smoke among blacks was less pronounced, falling to about 47% of the black population in 2011-12 from nearly 74% a decade earlier. Exposure among black children between the ages of 3 and 11 remained high at about 68%, ne
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Feb 3, 2015 19:49
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