1 in 5 Preemies With Lung Disease Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

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High levels of nicotine were found in the hair of many children with premature birth-related lung disease whose parents claimed not to smoke, a new study finds. The lung disease bronchopulmonary dysplasia often occurs in children who were born prematurely. Not surprisingly,...

A Review, Driving Tobacco and Cancer Off The Map

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Have you read the Geographic Health Equity Alliance’s latest Newspapers in Education supplement? Check out this young person’s review of “The Road to Wellness: Driving Tobacco and Cancer off the Map” below. If you would like more information about how to utilize this insert for...

Eliminating Tobacco-Related Health Disparities | Summary Report

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In this report provided by the National Institutes of Health and National Cancer Institute they discuss how to eliminate tobacco-related health disparities. In this report background information is provided pertaining to the burden caused by tobacco all across the United States...

Lung Cancer Risk Among Smokers of Menthol Cigarettes

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Blot, Cohen, Aldrich, McLaughlin, Hargreaves, Signorello in their article discuss the risk of lung cancer among menthol cigarette smokers in the United States. They mention how individuals who smoke menthol cigarettes can find it harder to quit them especially among the African...