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Lung Obstruction Among Adults Aged 40–79: United States, 2007–2012

During 2007–2012, almost 15% (14.7%) of adults aged 40–79 had any lung obstruction; 9.4% had mild and 5.3% had moderate or worse lung obstruction. A similar percentage of men and women had lung obstruction, overall and at each level of severity. A greate
National Center for Health Statistics
added Jan 6, 2015 15:13

[Michigan] Use of alcohol, cigarettes, number of illicit drugs declines among U.S. teens

Both alcohol and cigarette use in 2014 are at their lowest points since the study began in 1975. ... These findings come from the University of Michigan's Monitoring the Future study
University of Michigan
added Dec 16, 2014 06:49

[UK] Family Spending, 2014 Edition - ONS

Living Costs and Food Survey / UK households spent an average of £517 a week in 2013. See table A1 (153.5 Kb Excel sheet) for the full breakdown of expenditure. .. Categories: Economy, Personal Finances, Consumers and Customers, Personal Expenditure Freq
added Dec 3, 2014 12:06

Adult cigarette smoking rate overall hits all-time low

The cigarette smoking rate among adults in the U.S. dropped from 20.9 percent in 2005 to 17.8 percent in 2013, according to new data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in today's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).
PR Newswire
added Nov 28, 2014 12:14

Tobacco Use Screening and Cessation Assistance During Physician Office Visits Among Persons Aged 11–21 Years — National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, United States, 2004–2010

screening for tobacco use among patients aged 11–21 years did not increase, and among current tobacco users, only 19.8% received any cessation assistance. Treating tobacco dependence can prevent the development of various costly chronic diseases, includin
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Sep 25, 2014 11:54

Teens are using less pot, alcohol, and cigarettes

The federal government's National Survey on Drug Use and Health, released Tuesday...other drug use, particularly alcohol and tobacco, has steadily declined among teens in the same time period.
Vox Media
added Sep 17, 2014 17:33

More Homes Go Smoke-Free, But Exposure Remains A Health Threat : Shots

Though more than three-quarters of homes are now smoke-free, millions of children and other relatives of smokers are still exposed to secondhand smoke, a study finds. The number of smoke-free homes rose from 43 percent in 1992-1993 to 83 percent in 2010-
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:47

LGBT Americans Report Lower Well-Being / Significant differences seen in financial and physical well-being elements

A variety of factors could contribute to LGBT women's disproportionately lower physical well-being. A recent analysis of the 2013 National Health Interview Survey reported higher levels of smoking and alcohol consumption among LGB women than among non-LG
Gallup Organization
added Aug 25, 2014 09:01

[UK] Smokers in Manchester 'least successful' at kicking habit - Manchester Evening News

But only 3,764 people later reported to NHS anti-smoking chiefs that they had actually been successful. It means that less than one in five people gave up cigarettes - the lowest rate in the country.
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Aug 22, 2014 07:17

Journalists Interested in Tobacco

The journalists listed on this page have an interest in tobacco and nicotine issues and have expressed a desire to be contacted about relevant news stories. Journalists not currently listed on the page but who would like to be included should contact Cli
University of Michigan Tobacco Resource Network
added Aug 9, 2014 09:44
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