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...

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...

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...