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Effect of the Smoke-Free Illinois Act on casino admissions and revenue

Results The Smoke-free Illinois Act was found not to be a statistically significant determinant of per-capita casino admissions and of real per-capita gross adjusted receipts in all the models we estimated. Conclusions The estimates from this study clea
Tobacco Control
added Jan 20, 2018 01:39

Prevalence of in-vehicle smoking and secondhand smoke exposure in Uruguay

Smoking was estimated to occur in 12%–19% of vehicles, with involuntary exposure in one of three of vehicles observed. These data underscore a need for new public policies to eliminate SHS in vehicles to protect public health.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 20, 2018 01:39

U.S. Smoking Rate Falls, But 38 Million Still Light Up

Cigarette smoking rates among Americans 18 and older fell from nearly 21 percent in 2005 to 15.5 percent in 2016. Among those who have ever smoked cigarettes, the percentage who have quit rose from just under 51 percent to 59 percent during that time. T
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 19, 2018 10:10

CDC Reports Nearly 38 Million U.S. Adults Still Smoke – Bold Action Needed to Accelerate Progress and Address Smoking Disparities

This report shows why the fight against tobacco – the nation’s No. 1 cause of preventable death – must remain a national priority and why proven strategies to reduce tobacco use must be fully implemented to reach all Americans, particularly vulnerable gro
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 19, 2018 10:09

Snus tobacco on the rise as Norway smoking halved in a decade

The share of Norwegians who smoke on a daily basis has halved in the last decade and was last year exceeded for the first time by the use of snus, a wet snuff tobacco product, Statistics Norway said on Thursday. Among the adult population, 11 percent wer
added Jan 19, 2018 09:07
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The Pill Lowers Ovarian Cancer Risk, Even for Smokers

new research shows the benefit extends to smokers or women who are obese. According to the study from the U.S. National Cancer Institute, these trends were also observed for endometrial cancer as well. Long-term use of the pill was linked to reductions
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 19, 2018 09:07

Distorted view amongst smokers of when deadly damage caused by smoking will occur

surveyed 162 smokers and non-smokers on their understanding of the onset of negative health conditions associated with smoking. Participants were asked to estimate the timings of when smoking-related conditions might develop in a person who starts smoking
added Jan 18, 2018 19:39
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[Nebraska] EDITORIAL: Stopping smoking can pay off big over a lifetime

New Years resolutions? If they included saving money and getting healthier, here’s an idea for killing two birds with one stone. Personal-finance website WalletHub crunched some numbers and released a report showing just how much smokers, by state, mig
Mccook (NE) Gazette
added Jan 18, 2018 19:03

[New Jersey] Editorial: Forget the vaping, take the cannoli

There is a lot about vaping that even the CDC admits it does not know. That lack of knowledge should not prevent the state from becoming more proactive in stemming its use among teens.
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Jan 18, 2018 18:25

Genetic Lung Variants May Identify COPD Risk

Genetic variations in the anatomy of the lungs could potentially identify smokers at high risk for developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), researchers reported. Inherited lung central airway branch variants were identified in about a qu
MedPage Today
added Jan 18, 2018 17:58
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