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Black Smokers Less Likely to Get Lung Cancer Screening

Differences in smoking habits between black and white Americans may lead to lower lung cancer screening rates for blacks, new research suggests. Researchers reviewed federal government data from 1965 to 2012. They found that blacks are less likely than w
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 18, 2016 20:03
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[Michigan, North Carolina] Tobacco giant gave $250000 to group representing black-owned newspapers

After National Newspaper Publishers Association President Benjamin Chavis Jr. visited Reynolds American’s headquarters ...Reynolds American last year gave $250,000 to the organization, which from its Washington, D.C., headquarters represents the interests
Center for Public Integrity
added Mar 17, 2016 16:47
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[Illinois] National Alliance for Hispanic Health Praises Chicago City Council Move to Raise Tobacco-Buying Age to 21

"Economic interests should not take precedence over the welfare of Chicago's youth. Today's vote will help families protect the health of their children today and in the future," said Esther E. Sciammarella, Executive Director of the Chicago Hispanic H
PR Newswire
added Mar 16, 2016 22:23
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Study finds racial differences in smoking patterns, screening

New research from the Yale School of Public Health reveals that differences in smoking habits between African Americans and whites may lead to a disparity in screening for lung cancer. The paper was published online March 15 in Nicotine & Tobacco Researc
EurekAlert
added Mar 15, 2016 22:52
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[Illinois] FRANKLIN: Learn from Al Capone dangers of higher cigarette taxes and fines

The Chicago City Council’s ordinance would further exacerbate racial disparities in the criminal justice system, criminalize more people of color and create more unnecessary opportunities for negative police citizen encounters. That’s the last thing Chic
Chicago Sun-Times
added Mar 15, 2016 22:04
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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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