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Rural areas of East Texas have highest smoking rate in Texas

there is a disproportionate burden of tobacco use and tobacco-related illness in rural areas. In rural America, people are more likely to be exposed to secondhand smoke, and less likely to have access to a cessation program. In addition, smokeless tobacco
Tyler (TX) Morning Telegraph
added Aug 3, 2015 02:31
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Attitudes and Perceptions About Smoking Cessation in the Context of Lung Cancer Screening

Health care professionals should be aware that the opportunity for early detection of lung cancer may be interpreted as a way of avoiding the harms of smoking. To promote cessation, discussions should focus on the emotional response to screening rather th
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Aug 1, 2015 22:37
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Neanderthals had outsize effect on human biology

They found that the Neanderthal variants seemed to slightly increase the risk of conditions such as osteo­porosis, blood-coagulation disorders and nicotine addiction
Nature
added Aug 1, 2015 22:33
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Workers in Accommodation and Food Services — United States, 2011–2013

2.4 million workers in the accommodation and food services sector currently smoke cigarettes, and among those, prevalence was highest among males, non-Hispanic whites, persons with less education, those who live below the poverty level, those who have bee
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 1, 2015 20:11
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November: A Statistics Public Workshop - Planning for and Analysis of Randomized Controlled Clinical Trials and Observational Studies

will address: (1) best practices for prospective statistical analysis planning through all phases of health research; (2) considerations for data standards and formats for regulatory submissions; and (3) current and emerging methodology for handling missi
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Jul 31, 2015 15:36
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Federal video collaboration strives to reduce military tobacco use

In a unique, first-time collaboration the Defense Health Agency (DHA), through its “Operation Live Well” initiative, is teaming with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products to promote “The Real Cost” — a public education
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Jul 31, 2015 15:35
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[Maryland] August - Biomarkers of Tobacco Exposure: A Public Workshop

August 3 and 4, 2015...discussion on how to identify and implement the use of biomarkers for the purpose of tobacco product regulation, including product reviews and rules development. The purpose of the workshop is to gather information on identifying p
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Jul 31, 2015 15:34
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[Mid-east, Uae] The long read: smoking kills so why is Big Tobacco’s toxic business thriving in the Middle East?

Thirty-five years ago this month, worried executives at British Ame­rican Tobacco flew the company’s commercial partners in the Arab world to London for an urgent conference to discuss “Smoking and Health in the Middle East”.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 31, 2015 13:11
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Countries Unite for World Lung Cancer Day

American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), alongside members of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), today launched its World Lung Cancer Day 2015: Honor, Unite, Inspire campaign. The global campaign aims to raise awareness about lu
PR Newswire
added Jul 31, 2015 12:26
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Esty bill requires child-resistant packaging for liquid nicotine container

U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty and a congresswoman from Indiana want makers of liquid nicotine containers to protect children from accidental poisoning by using child-resistant packaging.
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Jul 31, 2015 12:00
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