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Light and Intermittent Smoking Among California Black, Hispanic/Latino, and Non-Hispanic White Men and Women

LITS rates increased over time for male and female Black, Latino and White adults. There is a need for increased tobacco control attention to LITS across all ethnic groups, but with additional focus on Blacks, Latinos, and women who have the highest rates
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 24, 2014 20:40
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[Australia] Smoking in early teens linked to higher risk of severe menstrual cramps

Researchers found that women who started smoking before the age of 13 were more likely to experience chronic severe menstrual cramps than non-smokers. Menstrual cramps, also referred to as period pain or dysmenorrhea, affect around 91% of women throughou
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Nov 18, 2014 09:51
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Smoking and trajectories of dysmenorrhoea among young Australian women

Smoking and early initiation of smoking are associated with increased risk of chronic dysmenorrhoea. The immediate adverse health effects of smoking provide further support for smoking prevention programme to target young women, especially teenagers.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 18, 2014 09:48
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Lung Cancer for Nonsmokers Still Stained by Stigma

Lung cancer is the top cancer killer of women, and some medical experts say that they are seeing more patients in their 20s and 30s, many of them nonsmokers. But because lung cancer carries the stigma of smoking, experts say it is often overlooked in non
NBC News
added Nov 16, 2014 22:24
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[Asia] Smoking survey shows alarming trends in Qatar

Equally alarming is the revelation from the latest Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) that the number of smokers in the 13-15 age group in Qatar has gone up from 6.5% to 9.8%, marking an increase of 3.3% between 2007 and 2013.
Gulf Times (qa)
added Nov 16, 2014 18:11
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Pussy Riot: Russian Prisoners Are 'Treated Like Cattle' And Casually Beat Up

The pair, who launched a prison reform project and a media website, Mediazona...said that....female inmates caught smoking are punished by being forced to dig a huge symbolic grave to drop their cigarette in
Business Insider
added Nov 14, 2014 22:36
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[China] Russia’s demographic and public health challenges

Russia and China are world leaders in smoking, but while in Russia women are heavy smokers by world standards only 2% of Chinese women smoke. It is estimated that between 350,000 and 400,000 people die each year in Russia due to smoking-related diseases.
Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Nov 12, 2014 11:41
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GSK Survey Points to Rise of COPD in US

World COPD Day (November 19), a GSK global survey of people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) sheds new light on the growing burden of COPD in the US..."Traditionally, COPD was considered to be a disease of elderly male smokers, but
PR Newswire
added Nov 11, 2014 15:33
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Video Q&A: Tobacco-related mortality: past, present and future. An interview with Alan Lopez [FREE FULL TEXT]

Prof Lopez highlights how this epidemic emerged in the past, and how it is likely to progress in the future. He also discusses ways in which countries that currently have few or no tobacco-control policies in place can apply measures to curtail premature
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 8, 2014 14:59
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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)* Among Persons Aged ≥55 Years, by Sex and Urbanization of County of Residence†— United States, 2009–2011

were associated with more rural localities, with rates increasing steadily from the least to the most rural county. For males, the age-adjusted COPD death rate in rural counties was 59% higher than in large central metropolitan counties (284.3 versus 178.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 6, 2014 14:53
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