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[USA] 'Teens choosing health': Smoking hits a landmark low

Just 15.7% of teens were current smokers in 2013, down from 27.5% when the survey began and 36.4% in the peak year of 1997, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. That means the nation has already met the government's o
USA Today
added Jun 13, 2014 11:21

[USA] Rate of smokeless tobacco use in US unchanged: CDC

use of smokeless tobacco remained steady, according to a new study. In 2005, 2.7 percent of working adults represented in the annual National Health Interview Survey used smokeless tobacco and in 2010, it was 3 percent. That’s still about 10 times high
added Jun 13, 2014 11:08

[USA] E-cigarette Market in the US 2014-2018

introduction of e-cigarettes in the Tobacco industry has increased their adoption by many smokers, especially among those who want to quit smoking tobacco but would like to continue vaping. However, the adoption of e-cigarettes by middle-school children
PR Newswire
added Jun 13, 2014 10:55

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — United States, 2013 (PDF)

Nationwide, 12.6% of students had smoked cigars, cigarillos, or little cigars on at least 1 day during the 30 days before the survey... During the 30 days before the survey, 15.7% of high school students had smoked cigarettes and 8.8% had used smokeles
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 13, 2014 00:14

New Survey Shows U.S. Youth Smoking Rates Fell to Record Low in 2013

CDC’s National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) released today shows that the smoking rate among high school students dropped to 15.7 percent in 2013, the lowest level since this survey began in 1991. The high school smoking rate fell from 18.1 percent i
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 13, 2014 00:06

Medical Costs and Productivity Losses of Cancer Survivors -- United States, 2008-2011

Given the increased health-care needs and medical costs of cancer survivors, continued access to health care and ways to reduce disruptions in work and daily activities are important when survivors complete their cancer treatment. Such efforts could reduc
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 12, 2014 20:33

VOS SAVANT: What's the Best Way to Sum Up the Risks From Smoking?

incorrectly reported statistics is causing a backlash from smart people like you who know perfectly well that nonsmokers also die of cancer and heart attacks, but when smokers die of those same ­diseases, they are said to be related to their smoking. So l
added Jun 10, 2014 19:47

Tobacco Policymaking in Illinois, 1965-2014: Gaining Ground in a Short Time [FREE FULL TEXT]

• Health groups at the state level must have dedicated staff working to tobacco control, including lobbyists at the state capitol during the legislative session. • Health advocates should make the widespread campaign contributions of the tobacco ind
added Jun 9, 2014 14:55

KPMG report on illicit trade in Australia (April 2014) (PDF)

Imperial Tobacco (uk)
added Jun 8, 2014 15:33

Smokeless Tobacco Use Among Working Adults — United States, 2005 and 2010

These findings highlight opportunities for reducing the health and economic burdens of tobacco use among U.S. workers, especially those in certain industries (e.g., mining) and occupations (e.g., construction and extraction) where use of smokeless tobacco
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 5, 2014 13:36
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