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Vital Signs: Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults Aged ≥18 Years with Mental Illness — United States, 2009–2011

Conclusions: The prevalence of cigarette smoking is high among adults with AMI, especially for younger adults, those with low levels of education, and those living below the poverty level; the prevalence varies by U.S. region. Implications for Public He
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Feb 5, 2013 22:19

Smoking Rates Much Higher Among the Mentally Ill: CDC

The smoking rate for American adults with mental illness is 70 percent higher than for those without such problems, U.S. health officials reported Tuesday. Overall, 36 percent of adults diagnosed with a mental health issue smoke, compared to 21 percent a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 5, 2013 22:16

[China] Chinese Women's Lung Cancer Rate Surging

The number of deaths in China caused by lung cancer has surged by 465 percent over the past 30 years, while Chinese women's lung cancer rate has become the world's highest, said experts at a launch ceremony for World Cancer Day in Wuhan, capital city of c
All-China Women's Federation (cn)
added Feb 5, 2013 17:44

[Canada] Where there's smokeless tobacco, there's fire

Spitting mad parents tell teens ‘if you to choose to snus you lose’
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 3, 2013 13:00

2011 Department of Defense Health Related Behaviors Survey of Active Duty Military Personnel (PDF)

Cigarette Use: About one-quarter (24.5%) of service members reported cigarette use in the past 30 days, which did not meet the Healthy People objective of ≤12.0% and was higher than the civilian estimate of 20.6%. The Marine Corps reported the highest rat
United States Coast Guard
added Apr 29, 2013 12:56

An overview of the tobacco problem in India

information on prevalent tobacco habits in India, health hazards and environmental hazards due to tobacco use, passive smoking and its impact, economics of tobacco, legislation to control tobacco in India, the tobacco cessation services and the way ahead
Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology
added Jan 31, 2013 18:10

Report: Minnesota’s Adult Smoking Rate Increases

Minnesota has dropped out of the top 10 of states with the lowest amounts of adult smokers, according to a health report released Friday. The report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that Minnesota now ranks 11th best among
WCCO-Channel 4000
added Jan 31, 2013 18:34

Rhode Island has 3rd lowest youth smoking rate

A new federal report says Rhode Island has the third-lowest youth smoking rate in the nation, but the state ranks near the middle of the pack when it comes to adult smoking rates.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 26, 2013 06:03

Smoking Still Takes a Heavy Toll in U.S., CDC Finds

Even though proven anti-smoking strategies exist, more than 440,000 Americans still die each year from cigarette smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke, federal health officials said Friday. And 8.6 million suffer from serious smoking-related illnesses,
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 26, 2013 05:56

KROLL: The Smoking Gun: Women Catch Up To Men On Lung Cancer Risk

two papers in this week’s New England Journal of Medicine remind us that smoking tobacco products, also legal, kills six times as many US citizens annually. Almost 200,000 people. Dead. And much easier to prevent than gun deaths. That’s the equivalent
added Jan 25, 2013 12:23
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