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FRIEDEN: Improving the Health of the United States With a “Winnable Battles” Initiative

Even in programs such as tobacco control for which US progress was rapid, some geographic and demographic groups continue to have high rates of smoking. Localities or institutions in which greater progress is evident may reflect best practices that can be
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Feb 3, 2017 03:35
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[Pennsylvania] SMOKE-FREE POLICY CUTS NICOTINE DETECTED IN PHILADELPHIA PUBLIC HOUSING IN HALF: STUDY

Klassen and her team found that although the number of places where nicotine was detected remained unchanged, the levels of detected nicotine were reduced by almost half after the policy was enacted. “This is encouraging,” Klassen said. “These data show
DrexelNow
added Jan 30, 2017 18:29
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[Asia, China] Beijing's Smoking Ban Cuts Nicotine Fiends, Though 22 Percent Still Toke

While Beijing residents accustomed to smoky restaurants, bars, and other hazy interiors doubted that the city's latest ban on lighting up would have any effect, it's actually been a slow but steady success: Most F&B venues report good compliance with the
The Beijinger (cn)
added Jan 15, 2017 19:40
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A 15-year study finds indoor smoking bans really do make kids with asthma healthier

A new long-term study finds that on average, kids with asthma visited the emergency room 17% less often during the three years after indoor smoking bans were enacted than they did in the three years before. The data overwhelmingly shows that kids really
Business Insider
added Dec 30, 2016 21:51
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Indoor tobacco legislation is associated with fewer emergency department visits for asthma exacerbation in children

Indoor tobacco legislation is associated with a decrease in emergency department visits for asthma exacerbation. Such legislation should be considered in localities that remain without this legislation to protect the respiratory health of their children.
Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
added Dec 29, 2016 12:50
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Study: Fewer kids visited ERs for asthma after indoor smoking bans

Emergency rooms in communities with indoor smoking bans reported a 17 percent decrease in the number of children needing care for asthma attacks, according to new research from the University of Chicago Medicine. The study, led by pediatric allergy expe
University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences Division
added Dec 29, 2016 12:49
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Seven years of progress in tobacco control: an evaluation of the effect of nations meeting the highest level MPOWER measures between 2007 and 2014

demonstrate the immense public health impact of tobacco control policies adopted globally since the WHO-FCTC and highlight the importance of more countries adopting highest level MPOWER measures to reduce the global burden of tobacco use. Substantial addi
Tobacco Control
added Dec 16, 2016 21:46
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A framework for evaluating the public health impact of e-cigarettes and other vaporized nicotine products

We propose a framework that describes and incorporates patterns of VNP and combustible cigarette use in determining the total amount of toxic exposure effects on population health. We begin by considering toxicity and the outcomes relevant to population h
Addiction
added Dec 13, 2016 15:00
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Editorial When will we learn that smoking is bad? [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our societies should play a more active role in preventing and treating smoking habits in the general population. These should include medical, legislative, commercial and educational efforts. Without all these efforts, we will not reduce the risks assoc
Heart
added Nov 30, 2016 05:35
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Children's exposure to secondhand smoke at home before and after smoke-free legislation in Taiwan [FREE FULL TEXT]

The proportion of children exposed to SHS at home in Taiwan declined substantially from 2005 to 2009 after smoke-free legislation, and fell further by 2013, irrespective of SES and household compositions. Still, inequality in SHS exposure at home by SES a
Tobacco Control
added Nov 25, 2016 02:03
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