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Use of ecstasy, heroin, synthetic marijuana, alcohol, cigarettes declined among US teens in 2015 (PDF)

The use of both alcohol and cigarettes reached their lowest points since the study began in 1975. Use of several particularly dangerous illicit drugs—including MDMA (ecstasy, Molly), heroin, amphetamines and synthetic marijuana—also showed a decline this
Monitoring the Future
added Dec 16, 2015 16:56

Australian secondary school students’ use of tobacco in 2014

In 2014, 94% of 12-year-olds had no experience with smoking, which decreased to 61% of 17-year-olds. Only three per cent of all students had smoked more than 100 cigarettes in their lifetime, with a peak of 10% among 17-year-old males. Students who
Australian Government - National Drug Strategy (au)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:23

[Europe, Latin America] Health at a Glance 2015 / OECD Indicators

This new edition of Health at a Glance presents the most recent comparable data on the performance of health systems in OECD countries. Where possible, it also reports data for partner countries (Brazil, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, India, Indonesia, Latv
OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (fr)
added Nov 5, 2015 16:10

State Medicaid Coverage for Tobacco Cessation Treatments and Barriers to Coverage — United States, 2014–2015

only nine states cover all nine treatments considered in this report for all Medicaid enrollees. Moreover, all of these states still have some barriers in place that make it more difficult for Medicaid enrollees to access these treatments, which would be
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Oct 29, 2015 13:11

Guidelines on Statistical Reporting at Nicotine & Tobacco Research [FREE FULL TEXT]

One journal has even banned the use of NHST entirely.1 Here we describe some of these limitations, and offer recommendations for better reporting of statistical analyses that we would encourage our authors to adopt.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 12, 2015 12:00

California Tobacco Facts and Figures 2015: 25 Years of Tobacco Control in California (PDF)

This document provides tables, graphs, and information about tobacco use in California as a quick reference for individuals or groups working to eliminate tobacco use. The Appendix provides tables listing prevalence rates for those graphs that do not
California Department of Public Health
added Sep 30, 2015 17:01

Avoidable risk factors take an increasing toll on health worldwide

"There's great potential to improve health by avoiding certain risks like smoking and poor diet as well as tackling environmental risks like air pollution," said IHME Director Dr. Christopher Murray. "The challenge for policymakers will be to use what we
Medical Xpress (
added Sep 11, 2015 00:39

More College Kids Smoke Pot Now Than Cigarettes, Survey Finds

for the first time, more U.S. college students (6 percent) now smoke a joint each day than light up a cigarette (5 percent). The findings are based on 2014 data collected from more than a thousand college students across the country. The Monitoring the F
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 1, 2015 13:14

Smoking rate among US adults drops to 15 percent

About 36.7 million adults are current smokers, said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). "The prevalence of current cigarette smoking among US adults declined from 24.7 percent in 1997 to 15.2 percent in January-March 2015," said a repor
Medical Xpress (
added Sep 1, 2015 10:14

'Light Smoking' Increases Among Young Women, But Health Risks Are Just As Bad As Smoking A Pack Per Day

The researchers examined 9,789 women between the ages of 18 and 25, using data from the 2011 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Women who had smoked part or all of a cigarette in the past 30 days were classified as smokers, while those who didn’t bu
Medical Daily
added Jul 17, 2015 19:57
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