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...

Increasing Lung Cancer Death Rates Among Young Women in Southern and Midwestern States

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In this article by Jemal, Ma, Rosenberg, Siegel and Anderson discuss how lung cancer death rates among young women is increasing in Southern and Midwestern States in the United States. They utilized age-specific lung cancer death rates from 1973-2007 by year of death and birth in...

Examples of Successful Community-Based Public Health Interventions (State-by-State)

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In this article written by Trust for America’s Health they provide information pertaining to community-based interventions that organizations have been able to successfully implement all across the United States. Some of the organizations that are mentioned include Healthy...

Equity, social determinants and public health programmes

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David, Esson, Perucic, and Fitzpatrick start of by talking about how tobacco use in the United States should be a public health priority and why it deserves more attention and adequate number of resources to effectively address the issue of tobacco utilization among smokers. They...