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[Alaska] CDC: High smoking rate among Native Americans continues to climb

A new federal report says 38.9 percent of Native American adults smoked, the highest rate in the nation by far and one of the only racial or ethnic groups to see smoking rates rise.
Cronkite News (Arizona PBS)
added Aug 5, 2016 18:05
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[Alaska] Smoking rates are dropping for racial and ethnic groups — except one

Only among Native Americans and Alaska Natives did the smoking rate rise...“In general, smoking is getting more and more concentrated among disadvantaged groups. And it's poor people, ethnic minorities, people with mental illness,” said Glantz
Washington Post
added Aug 5, 2016 17:41
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FDA Regulations of E-Cigarettes Go Into Effect August 8; E-Cigarette Researchers Available for Comment

In response to the new FDA rules going into effect, e-cigarette researchers at RTI International are available to discuss the possible impact of these regulations and current e-cigarette research. ●Youn Ok Lee, PhD, social scientist, is an expert in e-ci
Newswise
added Aug 5, 2016 14:44
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Survey: Vaping now more popular than smoking among Texas teenagers

1 in 4 Texas secondary students have used e-cigarettes; in Austin high schools, it’s 19 percent. Nationally, vaping among students tripled from 2013 to 2014, surpassing the use of conventional cigarettes. The use of electronic cigarettes among Texas mi
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Aug 5, 2016 14:43
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Disparities in Adult Cigarette Smoking — United States, 2002–2005 and 2010–2013

Substantial disparities in adult cigarette smoking prevalence exist among and within Asian and Hispanic subgroups, with Koreans and Puerto Ricans reporting the highest cigarette smoking prevalences within their respective racial/ethnic population. These f
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 4, 2016 21:22
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Blindness Biggest Fear for Many Americans

While 76 percent and 58 percent, respectively, knew that too much sunlight and family history were potential risk factors for vision loss, only half were aware that smoking puts eyesight at risk.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 4, 2016 21:18
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[New Zealand] Turn-off: yellow-brown and green smokes

Otago University researchers and colleagues in Australia tested reactions of smokers to cigarettes in unattractive colours, such as yellow-brown and green, or carrying health warnings. "We found that smokers were significantly less likely to choose the
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 4, 2016 21:00
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[UK] Smoking rate hits low in England

Alison Cox, Cancer Research UK’s director of prevention, said: “Smoking is still the biggest preventable cause of cancer, so it’s good to see that smoking rates are at a record low. “But today’s data shows large regional variations that reflect health i
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Aug 4, 2016 11:08
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[UK] Smoking rate hits low in England

In 2015, smoking levels decreased to 16.9% in England, PHE’s Annual Population Survey (APS) shows. This is down from 17.8% in 2014. Alison Cox, Cancer Research UK’s director of prevention, said: “Smoking is still the biggest preventable cause of cancer,
Charity Today News (uk)
added Aug 4, 2016 11:00
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[UK] North East smoking levels at their LOWEST since records began

The Annual Population Survey (APS) shows that the number of people smoking in the region fell to 18.7% in 2015 from 19.8% in 2014. This is a fall from 29% of people smoking in 2005 - a total of around 189,000 fewer smokers over that period.
metroradio (uk)
added Aug 3, 2016 13:29
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