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Reducing Potentially Excess Deaths from the Five Leading Causes of Death in the Rural United States

Understanding where tobacco use in rural areas is higher than urban areas can help prioritize resources to reduce tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure and begin to address the increasing numbers of CLRD-related deaths in rural areas.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jul 10, 2017 15:01
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[UK-Wales] Royal Assent granted for “radical” Public Health (Wales) Act

The wide-ranging law includes smoking bans for playgrounds, schools, and hospital grounds
Caerphilly Observer (uk)
added Jul 10, 2017 14:57
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[New Zealand] Thousands of NZ children continue to be exposed to second-hand smoke in cars

These findings by ASPIRE2025 researchers contradict Government claims that current initiatives are sufficient to protect children from the hazards of exposure to second-hand smoke (SHS). The research, led by the University of Otago, Wellington, and publi
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 8, 2017 01:18
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Air pollution is as unhealthy as secondhand smoke, a new study says

A survey by Carnegie Mellon University of 1,200 children living near some of the biggest polluters in the Pittsburgh area shows that children who live near sources of pollution run the same risk of developing asthma as those exposed to secondhand tobacco
Public Radio International (PRI)
added Jul 7, 2017 16:07
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New CDC Report shows deaths from cancer higher in rural America

Healthcare providers in rural areas can: Promote healthy behaviors that reduce cancer risk. Prevent tobacco initiation, promote tobacco cessation, and eliminate secondhand smoke exposure.
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jul 7, 2017 14:13
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[New Zealand] One in five NZ children exposed to second-hand smoke in cars

According to ASPIRE2025 researchers, this contradicts Government claims that current initiatives are sufficient to protect children from the hazards of exposure to second-hand smoke The surveys were conducted between 2006 and 2015, and included between
Māori Television (nz)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:31
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[New Zealand] Kids continue to be exposed to second-hand smoke in cars

New evidence shows one in five children continue to be exposed to smoking in cars, and that exposure even increased in 2015. These findings by ASPIRE2025 researchers contradict Government claims that current initiatives are sufficient to protect childre
Voxy (nz)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:30
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[New Zealand] Should smoking be banned in cars to keep Kiwi children healthy?

The authors say the findings show the government's assertion that current initiatives are sufficient to protect children is clearly incorrect. They have called on the government to introduce smokefree cars legislation to protect against second-hand smoke
TVNZ (nz)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:29
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[New Zealand] Ban smoking in cars - study

Exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke in cars remains a health hazard for thousands of New Zealand children, particularly Māori and Pasikifa, according to an Otago University study. The authors say the findings show the Government's assertion that curre
Newshub (nz)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:27
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[Australia] Widespread support for CBD smoking ban

Smoking is more prevalent in Nowra than in many parts of Australia, and many residents have had a gutful of second-hand smoke in the CBD. A South Coast Register poll indicated there has been widespread support for an all-out ban on smoking in Nowra’s CB
South Coast Register (au)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:22
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