Estimating alcohol-related premature mortality in san francisco: use of population-attributable fractions from the global burden of disease study
- The Diffusion of Smoking in East and West Germany: Smoking Patterns by Birth Year. WESTPHAL, Christina; DOBLHAMMER, Gabriele // Population (16342941);2012, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p653
Smoking is among the most important risk factors for population health and premature mortality. Smoking trends for Germany indicate that smoking has been spreading according to the assumptions of diffusion theory. This paper presents empirical evidence for smoking diffusion in Germany. We focus...
- WHO unveils new data to help fight tobacco deaths. // Africa Health;May2012, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p11
The article focuses on the World Health Organization (WHO)'s report entitled "Mortality Attributable to Tobacco," which was intended to support countries in evaluating deaths associated with tobacco use and to discourage its use.
- ALCOHOL AND MORTALITY. Stockwell, T.; Greer, A.; Fillmore, K.; Chikritzhs, T.; Zeisser, C.; Ronksley, Paul E.; Brien, Susan E.; Turner, Barbara J.; Mukamal, Kenneth J.; Ghali, William A. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;3/31/2012, Vol. 344 Issue 7850, p30
A letter and a response by R. Ronksley and colleagues regarding the association between alcohol consumption and reduced mortality are presented.
- The health benefits of smoking cessation for adult smokers and for pregnant women in Taiwan. Wen, C. P.; Cheng, T. Y.; Lin, C-L; Wu, H-N; Levy, D. T.; Chen, L-K; Hsu, C-C; Eriksen, M. P.; Yang, H-J; Tsai, S. P. // Tobacco Control;Jun2005 Supplement 1, Vol. 14, pi56
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- Behavioural risk factors of non-communicable diseases among adolescents. Adhikari, K.; Adak, M. R. // Journal of Institute of Medicine;Dec2012, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p39
Introduction: Cardiovascular and other chronic diseases are becoming the major causes of morbidity and mortality in most of the third world countries, including Nepal. Unhealthy diet, physical inactivity and consumption of tobacco, alcohol, drugs etc. are major global determinants of...
- Beyond Ethanol. Eagle, Ken // Alcohol & Alcoholism;Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p632
A letter to the editor is presented in response to two articles "Alcohol consumption and mortality risks in the USA," by B Rostron; and "Alcohol, mortality and cardiovascular events in a 35 year follow-up of a nationwide representative cohort of 50,000 Swedish conscripts up to age 55," by A...
- Beyond Ethanol: Response to Dr Eagle. Rostron, Brian // Alcohol & Alcoholism;Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p633
A response by Brian Rostron to a letter to the editor on his article "Alcohol consumption and mortality risks in the USA," in the May/June 2012 issue is presented.
- Organizational Development: Driving Forces and Barriers Encountered when Implementing Smoking Cessation Programs. Wardley, Leslie J.; Mullen, Kerri-Anne; Bélanger, Charles H.; Reid, Robert D. // International Journal of Business Administration;May2014, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p19
Background: Globally, use of tobacco has been identified as one of the greatest risk factors for mortality and the leading cause of preventable death. The purpose of this paper was to apply the lens of a business change model to the healthcare sector to better understand forces driving the...
- Don't mince words. // Executive Leadership;Nov2013, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p4
The article presents a discussion of traveling emergency room doctor Mary Palmer telling people to stop if she suspects alcoholism, drugs or smoking, adapted from "First Person" interview with Amanda Long.