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Smoking -related deaths in Warwickshire fall following ban on lighting up in pubs

DEATHS from heart disease and strokes in Warwickshire have fallen dramatically since smoking in pubs and restaurants was banned ten years ago. New figures have shown the number of smokers aged 35 and over dying from heart attacks and other cardiac condit
Leamington Observer (uk)
added Jun 30, 2017 14:40

ARCHIVE: Nearly 800,000 deaths prevented due to declines in smoking; NIH study examines the impact of tobacco control policies and programs, and the potential for further reduction in lung cancer deaths

Twentieth-century tobacco control programs and policies were responsible for preventing more than 795,000 lung cancer deaths in the United States from 1975 through 2000, according to an analysis funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
added May 24, 2017 02:30

EDITORIAL: Cardiovascular Mortality Differences—Place Matters

The substantial decline in death rates from cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in the United States represents one of the greatest biomedical research and public health achievements of the 20th century.
JAMA Ophthalmology
added May 18, 2017 07:17

Smoke-Free Legislation in Spain and Prematurity

CONCLUSIONS: The implementation of the Spanish smoke-free policies was associated with a risk reduction for preterm births and low birth weight infants, especially with the introduction of the more restrictive ban. Accepted
added May 18, 2017 01:32

[UK] Quit smoking to save the NHS: Treating smokers costs THIS much every year

QUITTING smoking could save the NHS millions of pounds a year by preventing thousands of related illnesses, according to new research.
The [London, UK] Express
added May 12, 2017 16:53

Contribution of smoking to socioeconomic inequalities in mortality: a study of 14 European countries, 1990–2004 [FREE FULL TEXT]

In many European countries, smoking has become less important as a determinant of socioeconomic inequalities in mortality among men, but not among women. Inequalities in smoking remain one of the most important entry points for reducing inequalities in m
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2017 17:40

Duncan Channon Names MJ Deery as Agency’s First Director, Purpose Practice

“The agency’s campaigns to call out big tobacco for the California Tobacco Control Program... The agency also earned honors for its “Wake Up” public health campaign for the California Tobacco Control Program, including a Silver Effie, Best in Show at the
Business Wire
added Apr 11, 2017 22:08

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
Connecticut Post
added Jan 1, 2017 23:32

[Russia, Washington] Quad article helped direct career path From Mansfield to Moscow: A Fulbright scholar's odyssey

Mansfield High School graduate, and Fulbright Scholar, Katherine Schroeder, 23, is in Russia...researching her Master's thesis topic that will focus on recent Russian health policy changes designed to discourage the practice of smoking. "They are applyin
Quad City (WA) Herald
added Dec 31, 2016 17:19

10 changes in Ohio thanks to the smoke-free law

. Here are 10 reasons the indoor smoking ban changed Ohio – its health, its wealth and its future. Smoking rates in Ohio have dropped, although by a matchstick. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that smoking rate among adults wen
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Dec 30, 2016 17:09
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