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

Conclusion The unfavorable lung cancer trend in white women born after circa 1950 in southern and midwestern states ... South Carolina, and North Carolina (groups A1 to A3), similar to Alabama, the lu... read more

Colorectal cancer rates going down in US, rising in Southern Illinois

The fact that cancer rates among Southern Illinois communities are statistically higher than much of ... reduced its smoking and obesity rates and increased screening rates to match New Jersey, the So... read more

Where Are You Most Likely to Find Americans Who Still Smoke?

The nonprofit, anti-tobacco advocacy organization the Truth Initiative, reported last October that 12 contiguous states stretching from the upper Midwest to the South have higher smoking ... cancer in... read more

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Southern States Lagging in Tough Smoking Bans, CDC Says

In Kentucky, South Carolina and Texas smoking laws cover about 30 percent of people. However, only 2.4 percent of people in Georgia, and less than 1 percent of people ... Hawaii, New Jersey, North Dak... read more

New Jersey set to hand over millions in tobacco cash

Instead of spending millions from a landmark 1998 settlement with the tobacco industry on smoking cessation efforts, New Jersey ... how much states spend on tobacco control programs. The Christie admi... read more

Hawaii Again Ranked Healthiest State; South Fares Poorly

The state also has a low prevalence of smoking ... rate climbed to more than 30 percent for the first time. "Obesity continues to be a leading cause of cardiovascular disease and cancer ... read more

New Jersey tries _ yet again _ to ban most beach smoking

Nationwide, more than 300 coastal communities have banned smoking on their beaches ... director of the New Jersey Sierra Club. "Secondhand smoke can lead to health impacts, lung cancer, asthma and inf... read more

Why Didn't Toxic Waste Cause a Cancer Epidemic, Like We Expected in the 1970s?

A second cluster, involving cases of leukemia and brain cancer among girls in Toms River, New Jersey ... the links between smoking and lung cancer, and for a century it had been clear that high doses ... read more

Creativity a must for rural health care

There are the urban hubs, older cities in the north and central Jersey with their mix of poverty and prosperity, often sitting side by side with affluent suburbs. And there are the vast rural stretche... read more

Study: Cold Turkey Is Best Way To Quit Smoking

Guidelines on smoking cessation generally urge smokers to quit abruptly. Although some studies have seen no difference between the methods, others suggest that going cold turkey could yield higher suc... read more

Cannabis Smoking Not Linked To Lung Cancer, Case-Control Study Says

San Diego, CA: Smoking cannabis ... in vaporization rather than smoking. For more information, please contact Paul Armentano, NORML Senior Policy Analyst, at (202) 483-5500. Additional information on ... read more

Overdose epidemic surges in suburbia

More than raw numbers of victims, however, the alarming story lies in the overdose mortality rates ... is easier in North Jersey." George Sheeron 3d died in South Jersey. He grew up in Oaklyn, Camden ... read more

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