Themed Issue on Interventions to Reduce Tobacco-Related Health Disparities

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Editorial Select this article Kolawole S. Okuyemi, Lorraine R. Reitzel, and Pebbles Fagan Interventions to Reduce Tobacco-Related Health Disparities Nicotine Tob Res (2015) 17 (8): 887–891 doi:10.1093/ntr/ntv096 Extract FREE Full Text (HTML) FREE Full Text (PDF) OPEN ACCESS...

The meaning of survivorship (from a cancer “survivor” point of view)

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Camila Silva Survivor. Although the exact origin of this word might be unknown, the prefix “sur” means “over”, “above” or “in addition” to something. At the age of 29, living a pretty healthy lifestyle and with no cancer background in my family, I could not expect that this word...

Residential location affects pregnant women’s likelihood of smoking

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Women are more likely to smoke during pregnancy when they live in areas where socio-economic resources are lower but also where smoking is more socially accepted, according to new study from Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research. “Where There’s...