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Cigarette smoking at new low among youths, survey finds

Cigarette smoking hit the lowest point ever recorded among American eighth-graders and high school sophomores and seniors last year, a newly released report shows. Last year, only 5% of high school sophomores said they had smoked cigarettes daily in the
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 12, 2013 21:48
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2013 (PDF)

Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics
added Jul 12, 2013 16:49
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2013 - Press Release

A drop in the percentage of children ages 4–11 with any detectable blood cotinine level, a measure for recent exposure to secondhand smoke, from 53 percent in the years 2007 and 2008 to 42 percent in 2009 and 2010).
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics
added Jul 12, 2013 16:24
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CANCER ADVOCACY COALITION OF CANADA | Annual Report Card on Cancer in Canada(TM)

Cancer Advocacy Coalition of Canada examines and compares progress and impediments in the cancer system
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jul 12, 2013 16:04
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CANCER ADVOCACY COALITION OF CANADA | Media Advisory - Annual Report Card on Cancer in Canada

WHEN: Thursday July 11, 2013 10:15 a.m. - Media sign-in 10:30 a.m. - News conference
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jul 12, 2013 16:03
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Left behind: widening disparities for males and females in US county life expectancy, 1985--2010 (PDF)

Poor diet, physical inactivity, and smoking accounted for 51.8% of premature deaths in the US in 2010 [9,36]. Therefore, the biggest efforts should be to reduce
Population Health Metrics (uk)
added Jul 12, 2013 07:52
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Left behind: widening disparities for males and females in US county life expectancy, 1985--2010

the widening disparities between counties and the slow rate of increase compared to other countries should be viewed as a call for action. An increased focus on factors affecting health outcomes, morbidity, and mortality such as socioeconomic factors, di
Population Health Metrics (uk)
added Jul 12, 2013 07:42
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Left behind: widening disparities for males and females in US county life expectancy, 1985-2010

The report sheds light on the substantial health threat posed by potentially modifiable risk factors such as poor diet, high body mass index, and lack of physical activity. It also provides an in-depth look at life expectancy, obesity, and physical activi
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
added Jul 12, 2013 07:39
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WHO: Tobacco Control Measures Avert Millions of Deaths

. A new WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2013 shows hundreds of millions of non-smokers are less likely to start smoking because of national anti-tobacco campaigns that are reaching three billion people worldwide.
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Jul 11, 2013 12:06
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WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2013: Enforcing bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship [FULL TEXT] (PDF)

World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 11, 2013 12:02
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