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Who's Still Smoking? ACS Report Highlights Most Vulnerable Adults

"These populations included individuals in lower education and/or socioeconomic groups; from certain racial/ethnic groups; in the lesbian, gay/bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community; with mental illness; and in the military, particularly among those
MedPage Today
added Feb 1, 2018 18:41
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Smoking Habit Tougher to Break for Some Americans

The overall smoking rate fell from 42 percent in 1965 to 15 percent in 2015. But rates remain high among those who are: poor; less educated; part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community; members of certain ethnic/racial groups; the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 1, 2018 03:04
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Who's still smoking? Disparities in adult cigarette smoking prevalence in the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

The continuing high prevalence of cigarette smoking among specific subpopulations, many of them vulnerable, is one of the most pressing challenges facing the tobacco control community. These populations include individuals in lower education and/or socio
CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
added Jan 31, 2018 15:58
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How To Drive Down Smoking In Groups That Still Light Up

“There’s a massive disparity in this country in terms of who’s smoking,” says Jeffrey Drope, a researcher at the American Cancer Society and lead author of a study appearing Wednesday in the journal CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. The highest rates
Oregon Public Broadcasting
added Jan 31, 2018 15:48
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CDC: Almost 30% of US Vets Use Tobacco

Overall, the use of tobacco is higher among vets than non-vets across every age group except men ages 50 and older... “Lowering the rate of smoking among veterans is a public health and mental health priority among the Veterans Health Administration. said
American Cancer Society
added Feb 23, 2018 16:57
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[North Carolina] Army warns of ‘emerging public health threat’

Army medical leaders said Tuesday that a rash of North Carolina troops being hospitalized for serious medical issues believed to have been caused by vaping oils is a priority. The remarks come one day after the U.S. Army Public Health Center issued a pu
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Jan 31, 2018 16:58
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Army releases warning on dangers of ‘CBD’ vape oils

The Army released a public health warning on Monday about potentially dangerous side effects of vaping....The release said the Army has treated 60 patients for symptoms associated with these types of vape oils. The symptoms ranged from headache, nausea,
Navy Times
added Jan 31, 2018 16:49
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Health Effects of Vape Oils Containing Unknown Substances

​PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT: Users of e-cigarettes and/or vaporizer pens must ensure that the products they purchase do not contain Cannabidiol (CBD) oil, CBD, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) or synthetic cannabinoids.
Army Public Health Center
added Jan 31, 2018 17:05
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RICH: Florida, raise the smoking age to 21

About 350 kids under the age of 18 become regular smokers each day — one in three will eventually die as a result. We should do everything we can to prevent young people from smoking and save lives. Increasing the tobacco age to 21 will help achieve thes
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Jan 25, 2018 02:10
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Risks of Lung Screening Seen Outweighing Benefits in Many with Smoking History

Using the Bach risk tool for assessing lung cancer risk in veterans screened at eight academic VA centers, nearly 5,600 veterans in the lowest risk quintile needed to be screened to prevent one lung cancer death. Meanwhile, the number of false-positive
MedPage Today
added Jan 24, 2018 04:45
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