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A Heart Risk in Drinking Water

also found that arsenic appeared to amplify the damaging effects of smoking: Death rates accelerated sharply among smokers exposed to arsenic. Other studies suggest that arsenic may also contribute to the development of diabetes, which is another factor i
New York Times Blogs
added Oct 30, 2014 18:09
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LEGACY REPORT FINDS EXTREMELY HIGH RATES OF TOBACCO USE AMONG AMERICAN INDIANS

A report from the Legacy Tribal College Health Survey highlights tobacco-related tribal health disparities and calls for more tribe specific data
American Legacy Foundation
added Oct 30, 2014 14:01
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[New Zealand] Māori health fears under TPP

"Any lawsuit that had a chilling effect on tobacco control measures could jeopardise the Smokefree 2025 target which is very important in terms of reducing smoking amongst Māori. Tariana Turia.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Oct 29, 2014 09:45
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[Alaska] Grand Camp supports smoke-free workplaces

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium would like to commend the delegates at the 2014 Alaska Native Brotherhood/Alaska Native Sisterhood Grand Camp for unanimously passing a resolution in support of statewide smoke-free workplaces to protect Al
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Oct 19, 2014 19:19
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[Alaska] October 16, 2014 Community Happenings: ANB, ANS Back Smoke-Free Workplaces

Delegates at the Alaska Native Brotherhood/Alaska Native Sisterhood Grand Camp are being commended by SEARHC for unanimously passing a resolution in support of statewide smoke-free workplaces to protect Alaska Native people from the dangers of secon
Sitka (AK) Daily Sentinel
added Oct 16, 2014 17:44
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CDC Announces FY 2014 Funding Awards for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

193 awards totaling nearly $212 million (first-year funding) are going to states, large and small cities and counties, tribes and tribal organizations, and national and community organizations. The grants are organized into six programs that focus on popu
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Sep 26, 2014 17:00
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[New York] Shinnecock tribe votes to tighten tobacco rules ($$)

voted recently to tighten rules on the sale and manufacture of tobacco products and to codify legal residency and guest status on the Southampton reservation, while disbanding the tribe's gaming authority and commission, tribal members said.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Sep 21, 2014 23:43
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[New Zealand] Rewards for smokers who quit 'insulting'

A $13,000 programme enticing expectant Maori and Pasifika mothers with jewellery and gift vouchers to stop smoking has been slammed as insulting and undignified by critics. But a doctor behind the scheme has defended it, saying two in five Maori women s
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 20, 2014 13:04
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[Canada] Six Nations fighting contraband tobacco legislation

Driving through Six Nations, it seems there is a tobacco shop on nearly every corner...Bill C-10 includes amending the Criminal Code to make it a criminal offence to traffic unregulated tobacco — a move the federal government says is about targeting contr
Cambridge (ON) Times (ca)
added Sep 19, 2014 15:07
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ClearWay Minnesota Board of Directors welcomes new members

The new members are: Kelly Drummer, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Tiwahe Foundation... Janet Keysser, former manager of the state's asthma program... Anne Vars, a senior project manager in health care at Target.
PR Newswire
added Sep 17, 2014 16:50
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