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Report released on cancer prevention, early detection

American Cancer Society's Cancer Prevention & Early Detection Facts & Figures shows that smoking and obesity are still significant risk factors for cancer...in 2015 that 15 percent of adults in the United States were current cigarette smokers, but that sm
UPI
added May 18, 2017 17:25
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Too Many Americans Still Go Without Cancer Screenings

the American Cancer Society's new report detailed promising news in the prevention of cancer. For example, smoking has continued to decline. In 2015, only 15 percent of adults smoked cigarettes. Smoking among high school students fell from 29 percent in
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 18, 2017 16:03
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[Illinois] Kane County considering change in age to buy tobacco

Kane County officials may follow the example of communities to the east in requiring residents to be at least 21 years old to purchase tobacco products. The county board's public health committee gave a preliminary thumbs-up to the idea Wednesday. Micha
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added May 18, 2017 08:49
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[Asia, India] Dentist tells madrassa students to stop chewing tobacco

A group of young students, accompanied by their teachers, were all ears as Dhoble emphasized the importance of oral health, and listed steps to prevent tooth decay and other ailments caused by consuming tobacco. "Since healthy teeth help you chew food pro
Times of India
added May 18, 2017 07:15
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[UK-Scotland] Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS)

(SALSUS) is part of an important and long established series of national surveys on smoking, drinking and drug use. The survey is conducted on a biennial basis, targeting secondary school pupils in local authority and independent schools.
Scottish Government (uk)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:36
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[Michigan] Tobacco 21 now law in Genesee County, but lawsuit halts enforcement

It took effect Monday. But right now, if you don't follow it nothing with happen. "The regulation stands but will not be enforced at this time," said Mark Valacak, Genesee County Health Officer.
WEYI NBC-25 (Flint, MI)
added May 18, 2017 07:15
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More Evidence Linking Smoke-free Legislation and Lower Risk of Prematurity and Low Birth Weight ($$)

Pediatrics
added May 18, 2017 01:33
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Smoke-Free Legislation in Spain and Prematurity

CONCLUSIONS: The implementation of the Spanish smoke-free policies was associated with a risk reduction for preterm births and low birth weight infants, especially with the introduction of the more restrictive ban. Accepted
Pediatrics
added May 18, 2017 01:32
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colleges unveil campus art to promote smoke- and tobacco-free policies

students at five colleges and universities created campus artwork that celebrates their school going 100 percent smoke- or tobacco-free with help from Truth Initiative®. The schools, grantees of the tobacco-free college program at Truth Initiative, are t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 17, 2017 23:44
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[Michigan] Enforcement of new Genesee County tobacco purchasing age delayed until June

A Monday, May 22, hearing for a lawsuit against Genesee County over an ordinance pushing the tobacco-buying age up to 21 years old has been delayed. The hearing date has been moved to June 19 in front of Genesee County Circuit Judge Judith Fullerton at t
Michigan Live
added May 17, 2017 23:44
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