Cutting Tobacco’s Rural Roots | Tobacco Use In Rural Communities

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The American Lung Association in this article discusses the issue of tobacco use among rural community residents. The American Lung Association also states that these individuals are more likely to utilize tobacco and highly likely to use smokeless tobacco products. They...

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...