Ruth Malone
December 05, 2014
Published on Sep 12, 2014

Cigarette smoking has devastating effects on health and it is an unequal opportunity killer. People with lower-incomes and less education, and certain racial and ethnic minorities are more likely to smoke, so they bear a bigger share of the disease burden caused by the tobacco use epidemic. In conversations with several leaders in tobacco control, this video shines a spotlight on this health disparity, how it developed, and how tobacco companies have contributed.



Economic impact of smoking report cover
December 05, 2014

A county-by-county report of the costs of smoking in California funded by the Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP) was recently completed by University of California San Francisco (UCSF) researchers, Drs. Wendy Max and Hai-Yen Sung. It is the third in a series of reports on California smoking-attributable costs, following reports done in 1989 and 1999.

The full report can be accessed at the Tobacco-Related Disease Reasearch Progam site.

Dr. Carroll Estes
December 05, 2014

DC event to focus on the stories of senior women living in poverty

October 16, 2014