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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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Tobacco Use Common in U.S. Vets

three in 10 veterans using some form of tobacco product, according to CDC researchers... A total of 21.6% reported smoking cigarettes, compared to about 15% of the overall U.S. adult population. Tobacco use was higher among veterans than among non-vetera
MedPage Today
added Jan 14, 2018 15:47
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Tobacco Product Use Among Military Veterans — United States, 2010–2015

29.2% of veterans reported current tobacco product use. Cigarettes were the most commonly used tobacco product (21.6%), followed by cigars (6.2%), smokeless tobacco (5.2%), roll-your-own tobacco (3.0%), and pipes (1.5%); 7.0% of veterans currently used t
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:37
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CDC Report Finds 3 in 10 Veterans Use Tobacco, Showing Need to Do More to Help Them Quit

This report underscores the need to do more to help both veterans and active duty military personnel quit smoking and other tobacco use in order to protect their health, improve military readiness and reduce related health care expenses, which cost the Ve
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:02
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