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The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress. A Report of the Surgeon General Executive Summary (ePub eBook)

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This Executive Summary provides an overview of the full report of the 2014 Surgeon General’s report on smoking and highlights the conclusions and findings. This 50th Anniversary report updates data on the numerous health effects resulting from smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke and details public health trends, both favorable and unfavorable, in tobacco use since 1964. The report also marks the steady progress achieved in reducing the prevalence of smoking and validates tobacco control strategies that have consistently proven to be effective. It also examines strategies with the potential to eradicate the death and disease caused by the tobacco epidemic. Finally, the report documents that effective interventions are available and calls for their full implementation.

Adults, African Americans, Alaska Natives & Native Americans, Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders, College Age, Elderly, Hispanics & Latin Americans may find the information contained in this document helpful to their health management.

The release of this report is in coordination with the 50th Anniversary of the first Surgeon General’s report on smoking and health.

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As the Nation’s Doctor, the Surgeon General provides Americans with the best scientific information available on how to improve their health and reduce the risk of illness and injury. Some of the Surgeon General’s most important tools are comprehensive scientific reports on specific health issues, such as this report on smoking and health.

Keywords: Smoking; Tobacco addiction; Secondhand smoke; Nicotine; Surgeon General of the United States of America

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Smoking, Tobacco-Free, Second-hand smoke, nicotine, addiction
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