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Published on: January 23, 2020
Surgeon General Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams issued the first Surgeon General’s report on smoking cessation in 30 years. It reviews and updates the latest research on Americans’ attempts to quit smoking, what works, and why it’s so important.
Published on: September 20, 2019
A survey published as a research letter in the New England Journal of Medicine shows vaping – using e-cigarettes – has more than doubled among teens in the past 2 years.
Published on: April 3, 2019
A new report from the American Cancer Society says cancer death rates could fall more quickly – if more people had the resources they needed to adopt lifestyle behaviors that reduce risk.
Published on: February 14, 2019
Cancer death rates have historically been higher for African Americans than for whites, but that gap has been narrowing over the past few decades.
Published on: December 17, 2018
After 2 ½ decades of progress, efforts to reduce exposure to secondhand smoke among non-smokers have stalled in the US, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Published on: November 9, 2018
The percentage of American cigarette smokers in 2017 hit 14%, its lowest point since the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) first started tracking smoking statistics in 1965.
Published on: February 22, 2016
Cancer death rates among African Americans have decreased continuously over the past 2 decades, resulting in 300,000 cancer deaths that were avoided since the early 1990s, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society.
Published on: January 19, 2016
A new report from the American Cancer Society details the rates of new cancer cases and the rates of cancer deaths among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPIs).