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Americans Back Higher Health Insurance Rates for Smokers

Fifty-eight percent of Americans say health insurance companies would be justified in setting higher rates for people who smoke. This is on par with the 60% seen in 2011, but down modestly from 65% in 2003. Fewer, 41%, support setting higher rates for tho
Gallup Organization
added Aug 12, 2013 09:24
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[Australia] Victorian smoking rates fall to an all-time low of 13%

Cancer Council data shows 13.3% of Victorians are smoking on a regular basis, either daily or weekly. Daily smoking rates fell to 11.7%. Across all demographics, Victorians are shying away from lighting up, with about six in 10 adults stating they've ne
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Aug 9, 2013 18:19
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[Australia] Victorian smoking rates fall to an all-time low of 13%

Cancer Council data shows 13.3% of Victorians are smoking on a regular basis, either daily or weekly. Daily smoking rates fell to 11.7%. Across all demographics, Victorians are shying away from lighting up, with about six in 10 adults stating they've ne
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Aug 9, 2013 18:18
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Preventable Chronic Conditions Plague Medicaid Population

Thirty-six percent of adults whose primary health insurance source is Medicaid say they smoke -- making them 21 percentage points more likely to report the habit than those with employer-based insurance, and 17 points more likely than the overall adult av
Gallup Organization
added Aug 8, 2013 05:02
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Americans Who Smoke Suffer Emotionally

Americans who smoke are in worse emotional health than are those who do not smoke. Smokers have an average Emotional Health Index Score of 72.0, much lower than the average of 81.1 for nonsmokers.
Gallup Organization
added Aug 8, 2013 05:00
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Most U.S. Smokers Want to Quit, Have Tried Multiple Times

Most current smokers in the U.S. would like to give up smoking. Perhaps as a testimony to their desire to quit, 85% of smokers say they have in fact tried to quit at least once in their lifetime, including 45% who have tried at least three times.
Gallup Organization
added Aug 8, 2013 04:52
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Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Children Aged 3‒19 Years With and Without Asthma in the United States, 1999‒2010

The percentage of children aged 3‒19 years without asthma exposed to ETS decreased from 1999 to 2010, while the percentage with asthma exposed to ETS did not change. In 2007‒2010, the percentage of ETS exposure was higher in girls with asthma than in gi
National Center for Health Statistics
added Aug 8, 2013 04:49
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Kids' exposure to secondhand smoke drops — except among those with asthma

secondhand smoke exposure dropped significantly among kids who don’t have asthma, according to the report by the National Center for Health Statistics. “What surprised us was that among kids with asthma, secondhand exposure to smoke did not decrease at a
NBC News
added Aug 8, 2013 04:45
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At a Glance: Electronic cigarettes

WHAT'S IN THEM: The ingredients in the liquid used in most e-cigarettes include nicotine, water, glycerol, propylene glycol and flavorings. Propylene glycol is a viscous fluid sometimes used as an antifreeze but also as a food ingredient.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 3, 2013 15:55
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Find 100% Tobacco-Free Colleges

Tobacco-free policies are a growing trend on college campuses across the United States. Today there are approximately 418 colleges and universities that are 100% tobacco-free, and more join the list every year! This list originated with the American Lung
American Lung Association
added Aug 1, 2013 20:57
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