Community Tobacco Prevention and Control Toolkit Overview

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In this article by the Texas Department of State Health Services they talk about how tobacco is taking a huge toll on its residents and how secondhand smoke has become a huge issue to those individuals who do not smoke. They also talk about how effects of tobacco on health is not...

Estimating Smoking–Attributable Mortality in the United States

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Fenelon and Preston discuss how smoking cigarettes has caused a great deal of premature deaths in the United States. The objective of the authors was to provide more accurate estimates of how smoking effects life expectancy of adults in the United States for the year 2004. They...

Smoking, social class, and gender: what can public health learn from the tobacco industry about disparities in smoking?

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Barbeau, Leavy-Sperounis and Balbach in this article talk about how tobacco companies tend to utilize demographics such as social class, gender, race, education to market cigarettes here in the United States. The methods utilized by these authors consisted of conducting online...

Racialized Geography, Corporate Activity, and Health Disparities: Tobacco Industry Targeting of Inner Cities

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Yerger, Przewoznik and Malone discuss how the tobacco industry and its marketing strategies over the years has continued to advertise toward individuals living in low socioeconomic areas especially those with high rates of African Americans living in them. Yerger and her...