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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
Forbes
added Jan 25, 2013 12:23
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TOBACCO CONTROL STATE HIGHLIGHTS 2012 (PDF)

The framework for this report is based on the World Health Organization’s MPOWER package of high-impact strategies: Monitor tobacco use and prevention policies; Protect people from tobacco smoke; Offer help to quit tobacco use; Warn about the dangers o
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jan 31, 2013 18:53
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CDC - Tobacco Control State Highlights 2012 - Abstract

Some states have significantly improved the health of their citizens by reducing smoking rates, thereby decreasing smoking-related diseases, deaths, and health care costs. Even in economically challenging times, states can make a significant difference i
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jan 31, 2013 18:36
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[UK, USA] Women's smoking death risk 'highest ever'

a recent study that assessed the trends in mortality between smokers and non-smokers in the US across several decades. The authors of the research found an increasing difference in mortality between women smokers and women non-smokers since the 1960s (t
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Jan 30, 2013 12:25
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21st-Century Hazards of Smoking and Benefits of Cessation in the United States

Smokers lose at least one decade of life expectancy, as compared with those who have never smoked. Cessation before the age of 40 years reduces the risk of death associated with continued smoking by about 90%.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jan 24, 2013 11:50
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50-Year Trends in Smoking-Related Mortality in the United States

The risk of death from cigarette smoking continues to increase among women and the increased risks are now nearly identical for men and women, as compared with persons who have never smoked. Among men, the risks associated with smoking have plateaued at t
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jan 24, 2013 11:48
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Longtime Smokers Lose a Decade of Life

Large study of U.S. smokers found quitting by age 35 reduces effect most, but it's never too late
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 16, 2013 20:51
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Tobacco MSA (New York)

The Tobacco MSA with New York is the particular version of the Tobacco MSA that was signed in New York City was enabled by means of legislation of New York State, and has been interpreted since then in New York State courts.
Wikipedia
added Oct 20, 2015 12:28
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U.S. Cancer Death Rates Have Dropped 20 Percent Since 1991

"In 2009, Americans had a 20 percent lower risk of death from cancer than they did in 1991, a milestone that shows we truly are creating more birthdays," John Seffrin, chief executive officer of the American Cancer Society, said ... Lung cancer -- still
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 22, 2013 23:30
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14 Percent of Girls in Mainland China May Smoke

A Shanghai-based health research team has found that up to 14 percent of girls in mainland China may smoke, which is much higher than a figure announced earlier by Chinese authorities.
All-China Women's Federation (cn)
added Jan 17, 2013 15:28
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