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Tobacco Control in Africa:  Supplement in Preventive Medicine Journal
Type: Report
Author(s): Various
Source: Other
Date: 2016
Six articles focusing on Tobacco Control in Africa including an Editorial by Indu B. Ahluwalia, Rene Arrazola and Ahmed E. Ogwell Ouma. The articles are: 1) Secondhand smoke exposure and susceptibility to initiating cigarette smoking among never-smoking students in selected African countries: Findings from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey; 2) Preventing tobacco epidemic in LMICs with low tobacco use — Using Nigeria GATS to review WHO MPOWER tobacco indicators and prevention strategies; 3) An ove
Business Pulse
How CDC protects the health of your business
Type: Newsletter
Author(s): CDC Foundation
Source: Other
Date: 2016
Smoking hurts the U.S. economy, costing more than $300 billion annually in direct medical care and lost productivity, including $5.6 billion a year in productivity losses from exposure to secondhand smoke. Almost 20 percent of the nation’s adult workforce smokes, which not only threatens employees’ health and well-being, but also decreases productivity, increases absenteeism and increases workplace maintenance costs. Cigarette smoking remains the leading cause of preventable disease, disability
Smokeless Tobacco and Public Health: A Global Perspective
Type: Report
Author(s): National Cancer Institute (NCI) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Source: Other
Date: 2014
A new report from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Smokeless Tobacco and Public Health: A Global Perspective, provides a snapshot of the current science on smokeless tobacco (ST) use, characteristics of smokeless tobacco products, and policy strategies. The report also identifies research gaps and makes recommendations around enhancing research, surveillance, and capacity building for policy impact.
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