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TOC: Critical Examination of Factors Related to the Smoking Trajectory among African American Youth and Young Adults

The African American Youth Smoking Experience: An Overview / Comparison of Smoking History Patterns Among African American and White Cohorts in the United States Born 1890 to 1990 / Race and Tobacco Use: A Global Perspective / Why We Must Continue to Inve
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 15, 2016 13:45
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[China, USA] Suffering in Silence: Impact of Tobacco Use on Communication Dynamics Within Vietnamese and Chinese Immigrant Families (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 25, 2016 22:32
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Impact of Tobacco Use on Communication Dynamics Within Vietnamese and Chinese Immigrant Families

we illustrate how the shared consequences of these pathways can contribute to a dynamic of avoidance and noncommunication, resulting in individual family members “suffering in silence” and ultimately smoking being reinforced. We discuss the implications o
Journal of Family Nursing
added Feb 25, 2016 22:32
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Suffering in Silence: Impact of Tobacco Use on Communication Dynamics within Vietnamese and Chinese Immigrant Families

revealed the complex interactions among culture, immigration, and health present in smoking-related communications within the family context. Utilizing dyadic and individual interviews with smokers and family members, they identified three interrelated pa
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 25, 2016 22:32
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Study: Graphic Warning Labels May Not Deter Smoking

researchers from the University of Illinois say the main reason the warnings don’t work is that they are "perceived by many as a threat to their freedom, choice or autonomy, and they respond accordingly.
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Feb 24, 2016 19:50
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New Databases Offer Insights Into the Lives of Escaped Slaves

New databases are enabling historians and descendants of slaves to piece together family trees and identify patterns in the lives of runaways...A portrait of Elisa Greenwell, a slave who escaped a Maryland tobacco plantation, was acquired by the National
New York Times
added Feb 18, 2016 22:17
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[Kentucky] UK black student group issues ‘call to action’

Capilouto ordered that a controversial mural in Memorial Hall depicting black worker or slaves to be covered up. He also convened a task force to decide how to display the mural in the future. But now the students want to know how he is dealing with the
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Feb 18, 2016 10:57
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#nomentholmonday: why menthol is a social justice issue

the marketing of menthol cigarettes toward African Americans is a social justice issue. Tobacco Industry documents reveal that as early as the 1950s, the industry has made concerted efforts to forge ties with the African American community in an effort t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 15, 2016 18:39
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[Michigan] Restaurant owner and wife charged in house fire that killed five

Police later learned that Tam discovered the fire, which police believe may have been started with a cigarette, when he arrived at the house to pick the men up for work. The treatment of immigrants who work in restaurants and live together has attracted
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 12, 2016 19:41
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Smoking Prevalence and Cessation Before and During Pregnancy: Data From the BirthCertificate, 2014 (PDF)

Smoking during pregnancy was more prevalent for women aged 20–24 (13.0%) than for other ages, and by race and Hispanic origin, the highest rate was for non- Hispanic American Indian or Alaska Native women (18.0%). Smoking during pregnancy ranged from
National Center for Health Statistics
added Feb 10, 2016 18:17
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