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...

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...

Appalachia: Where Place Matters in Health

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Behringer, and Friedell discuss health disparities in Appalachia. The areas considered to be a part of Appalachia have high rates of cancer. The highest rates are seen in cervical cancer, heart disease and premature mortality. Behringer and Friedell utilize studies that were done...