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[Australia] GUNDERMAN: Smoking rates in US have fallen to all-time low, but how did they ever get so high?

Although cigarette marketing has declined considerably since its heyday, the timeliness of its lessons remains undiminished....So long as there is money to be made in moving such merchandise, it seems, someone will be on hand with a battery of techniques
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:31

[South Carolina] Charleston VA hospital promotes early lung cancer screening for long-time smokers

Wilson, along with many veterans, was a beneficiary of a lung cancer screening program specifically catered to veterans who are heavy cigarette smokers. The program, which emerged during a time when 75 percent of lung cancer patients were seeking treatm
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Nov 12, 2018 22:02

Celebrate This Veterans Day Tobacco Free

Quit Tobacco in Honor of Veterans Day Each Veterans Day, we honor the brave men and women who served in the United States military. We recognize the difficult sacrifices you and your family have made to protect our country. Your health shouldn’t be one o
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 9, 2018 20:51

[UK] No smoking, texting, binge drinking or eating Greggs in public! The strict new rules Army Top Brass demand soldiers follow so they don't bring regiment into disrepute

British soldiers have been banned from texting or smoking while out and about in uniform in a bid to improve the Army's image.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 6, 2018 16:37

[Texas] VFW post in Killeen adopts a ‘no tobacco’ policy

The Benjamin O. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9191 in Killeen approved a tobacco-free policy on Oct. 2 which went into effect Monday. In recognition of health, safety and environment concerns, the post commander in a statement said the post is com
Killeen (TX) Daily Herald
added Oct 15, 2018 22:52

REVEALED: The staggering number of active US troops who are considered fat or obese as military chiefs struggle to recruit from unfit younger generations

Fourteen percent said they smoked and 7.4 percent smoked daily, less than the general US population. Like everywhere else in the country, the popularity of electronic cigarette smoking is on the rise. Thirty-five percent of troops said they had tried a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 5, 2018 20:21

[Virginia] Lung Cancer Screening Rates Fall Short in VA

Adherence to annual lung cancer screening has been less than ideal among screening-eligible participants taking part in a Veteran's Administration Lung Cancer Screening Demonstration Project (LCSDP) researchers report. In a retrospective study involving
MedPage Today
added Oct 5, 2018 14:08

Adherence to annual lung cancer screening needs improvement

"Our study demonstrates that even within the context of a well-designed, implemented and guideline-adherent LDCT screening program, adherence is not optimal and does not reach the reported 95 percent of the NLST when the baseline scan is negative," says
PR Newswire
added Oct 4, 2018 18:43

[California] E-cigarettes versus nicotine patches for perioperative smoking cessation: a pilot randomized trial

E-cigarettes are a feasible tool for perioperative smoking cessation in veterans with quit rates comparable to nicotine replacement patch. Spirometry appears to be improved 8-weeks after initiating e-cigarettes compared to nicotine patch, possibly due to
added Sep 28, 2018 14:19
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[Virginia] Military health system: Cigarettes in disguise

Electronic smoking devices labeled ‘healthy’ can be misleading... Regina Watson, health promotion program manager for the Air Force Medical Support Agency, warned there are misconceptions about what is in these products and the harm they can do. Some peo
Fort Campbell (KY) Courier
added Oct 3, 2018 07:26
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