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Displaying records 1 through 15 (15 total).

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health. 2016. Betel quid with tobacco (gutka). Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 p.

Annotation: This fact sheet provides information about the use and health effects of betel quid, a combination of betel leaf, areca nut, and slaked lime. Topics include betel quid and gutka (betel quid with tobacco) use by men and women and by region. Health issues associated with the use of betel quid and gutka such as precancerous conditions, cancer, reproductive health problems, and nicotine addiction are also discussed.

Contact: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Fax: E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco Available from the website.

Keywords: Cancer, Drug effects, Nicotine, Oral health, Pregnant women, Preventive health services, Reproductive health, Risk factors, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco use

Orange County Health Department. 2015. Betel nut provider guide: The importance of screening for betel (areca) nut. Hillsborough, NC: Orange County Health Department, 2 pp.

Annotation: This document for health care professionals provides guidance on screening for betel (areca) nut use. Topics include what betel nut is and how it used, who is likely to chew betel nut, how to tell if someone chews betel nut, and why it is important to talk to patients about betel nut. Additional topics include adverse health effects of betel nut use for oral health and pregnancy outcomes, and what health professionals can do. Sample screening questions are included.

Contact: Orange County Health Department, P.O. Box 8181, Hillsborough, NC 27278, Telephone: (919) 732-8181 Web Site: http://www.orangecountync.gov/departments/health Available from the website.

Keywords: Cancer, Communication, Culturally competent services, Drug effects, Nicotine, Oral health, Pregnancy, Pregnant women, Preventive health services, Risk factors, Smokeless tobacco, Substance use screening, Tobacco use

American Dental Association. 2014. Summary of policy and recommendations regarding tobacco: 1964–present. Chicago, IL: American Dental Association, multiple items.

Annotation: This resource summarizes the American Dental Association's policy and recommendations related to tobacco use. Topics include tobacco cessation, tobacco and harm reduction, sources of tobacco-use-prevention and -cessation materials, and tobacco-free schools. The list shows the original adoption date for each policy and recommendation, and revision dates as applicable.

Contact: American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678, Telephone: (312) 440-2500 Fax: (312) 440-7494 E-mail: info@ada.org Web Site: http://www.ada.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Drug addiction, Intervention, Nicotine, Oral health, Resources for professionals, Smokeless tobacco, Smoking cessation, Tobacco use

Quit Now Kentucky. 2012. Tobacco and oral health. Frankfort, KY: Kentucky Department for Public Health, Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program, 1 p.

Annotation: This fact sheet provides information on the adverse effects of smoking and using smokeless tobacco products on oral health. Additional topics include oral cancer and cessation services.

Contact: Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Office of the Secretary, 275 East Main Street, Frankfort, KY 40621, Telephone: (800) 372-2973 Secondary Telephone: (800) 627-4702 Web Site: http://chfs.ky.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Adverse effects, Kentucky, Oral health, Smokeless tobacco, Smoking cessation, State initiatives, Tobacco use

Murphey D, Barry M, Vaughn B, Terzian M. 2012. Tobacco use. Washington, DC: Child Trends, 8 pp. (Adolescent health highlight)

Annotation: This report highlights tobacco use among adolescents in the United States. It provides statistics on tobacco smoking and the smokeless tobacco use among adolescents between 1993-2011. The report also discusses the implications of tobacco use for adolescents; the reasons why adolescents start smoking tobacco products; the reasons why it is so difficult to quit; and the ways in which tobacco use among young people might be prevented. Included are figures illustrating the number of adolescents who reported smoking daily, by grade, between 1975-2011; the percentage of adolescents who used smokeless tobacco products between 1993-2011; and the percent of adolescent who say they would prefer not to date someone who smoked, by grade, for the year 2011.

Contact: Child Trends, 7315 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1200 W, Bethesda, MD 20814, Telephone: (240) 223-9200 E-mail: Web Site: http://www.childtrends.org Available from the website. Document Number: Pub. no. 2012-33.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Data, Smokeless tobacco, Smoking, Statistics, Trends

Alaska Tobacco Prevention and Control Program. 2012. Alaska tobacco facts: The impact of tobacco on the lives of Alaska's people (upd. ed.). Juneau, AK: Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Section of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, annual.

Annotation: This annual report describes trends in tobacco use and the toll of tobacco use on the health and well-being of Alaska citizens. Contents include key indicators from state data sources and trends measured from the baseline year of 1996. Topics include cigarette consumption; tobacco-related deaths and economic costs; smoking and smokeless tobacco use among adults; cigarette smoking, cigar use, and smokeless tobacco use among children and adolescents; tobacco use during pregnancy; and secondhand smoke. Information about the Alaska Tobacco Prevention and Control Program, trend tables, and data sources are also included.

Contact: Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, 350 Main Street, Room 404, P.O. Box 110601, Juneau, AK 99811-0601, Telephone: (907) 465-3030 Fax: (907) 465-3068 Web Site: http://dhss.alaska.gov/Pages/default.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Adults, Alaska, Children, Data, Environmental exposure, Pregnant women, Prevention programs, Smokeless tobacco, Smoking, State programs, Tobacco use, Trends

Alaska Tobacco Prevention and Control Program. 2012. Tobacco in the great land: A portrait of Alaska's leading cause of death (upd. ed.). Juneau, AK: Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Section of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 346 pp.

Annotation: This report links program and tobacco-related data to describe the burden of tobacco use in Alaska. Contents include a summary of applied research and evaluation activities, key trends in tobacco use, and tobacco use statistics among population subgroups including pregnant women, children, and adolescents. The report also summarizes program efforts to prevent tobacco use and eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke and indicates areas of success and areas where challenges remain.

Contact: Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, 350 Main Street, Room 404, P.O. Box 110601, Juneau, AK 99811-0601, Telephone: (907) 465-3030 Fax: (907) 465-3068 Web Site: http://dhss.alaska.gov/Pages/default.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Adults, Alaska, Barriers, Children, Environmental exposure, Pregnant women, Prevention programs, Smokeless tobacco, Smoking, State programs, Statistical data, Tobacco use, Trends

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2011. Best practices in adolescent tobacco prevention and cessation webinar. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 1 webcast (89 min, 50 sec.). (Richmond Center webinar series)

Annotation: This webinar, which was sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics and held on July 27, 2011, provides information on best practices in adolescent tobacco-use prevention and cessation in clinical and community settings. In addition, presenters provide background about the issue, identify emerging products, and discuss how they affect adolescents.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent attitudes, Adolescent behavior, Adolescent health, Community programs, Counseling, Marketing, Smokeless tobacco, Smoking, Smoking cessation, Tobacco use

American Lung Association. 2004. Trends in tobacco use. New York, NY: American Lung Association, 39 pp.

Annotation: This report primarily comprises tables and figures that present information from national surveys and studies on morbidity and mortality due to tobacco use in the United States. The report focuses primarily on cigarettes, but statistical information on other tobacco products is also included, and environmental tobacco smoke is discussed. The report begins with text discussing the following topics: mortality, consumption, prevalence of cigarette use among adults, prevalence of other tobacco products among adults, marijuana, prevalence of cigarette use among adolescents, smoking during pregnancy, prevalence of smoking cessation among adults, prevalence of smoking cessation among adolescents, tobacco advertising and promotion, state laws on smoking, environmental tobacco smoke, and international cigarette smoking prevalence. Footnotes are included. The text is followed by tables and figures.

Contact: American Lung Association, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004, Telephone: (202) 785-3355 Secondary Telephone: (800) 548-8252 Fax: (202) 452-1805 E-mail: info@lungusa.org Web Site: http://www.lungusa.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent behavior, Adolescent health, Adults, Advertising, Marijuana, Morbidity, Mortality, Passive smoking, Smokeless tobacco, Smoking, Smoking cessation, Smoking during pregnancy, State legislation, Statistical data, Tobacco use, Trends

U.S. Public Health Service. 2000. Reducing tobacco use: A report of the Surgeon General. Washington, DC: U.S. Public Health Service, 462 pp., 1 CD-ROM.

Contact: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Fax: E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco Single copy of print version and CD-ROM are available at no charge; also available from the website.

Keywords: CD-ROMs, Smokeless tobacco, Smoking, Tobacco use

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 1997. Maternal and Child Health Bureau presents National Child Health Day, 1997: Tobacco and kids--No ifs, ands, or butts [poster]. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 1 p.

Sussman S, Dent CW, Burton D, Stacy AW, Flay BR. 1995. Developing school-based tobacco use prevention and cessation programs. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 294 pp.

Annotation: This book provides a guide toward developing tobacco and smokeless tobacco use prevention and cessation programs in schools. It reviews the foundations of such programs, looks at the prevention and cessation components of a present current program (Project TNT), presents a possible curriculum for such a program, and looks toward the future of such programs. Appendices include a more in-depth look at some components of Project TNT.

Contact: Sage Publications, 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-2218, Telephone: (805) 499-9774 Secondary Telephone: (800)818-7243 Fax: (805) 499-0871 E-mail: order@sagepub.com Web Site: http://www.sagepub.com Available in libraries. Document Number: ISBN 0-8039-4928-6, paper; 0-8039-4927-8, cloth.

Keywords: Adolescent health promotion, Prevention programs, Program development, Risk prevention, School health education, Smokeless tobacco, Smoking, Smoking cessation

Research Triangle Institute. 1990. National household survey on drug abuse: Highlights 1988 [and 1990]. Rockville, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse, 2 v.

Annotation: This report provides data about the prevalence of use for the total populations and for four age groups: youth, young adults, middle adults, and older adults. It examines the demographic correlates of the use; and provides information about patterns of illicit drug and alcohol use, trends in drug, alcohol, and cigarette use since 1972, and perception of the risk from using drugs and alcohol.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Adolescents, Adults, Alcohol, Illicit drugs, National surveys, Prevalence, Smokeless tobacco, Substance abuse, Tobacco, Trends

Research Triangle Institute. 1989-. National household survey on drug abuse: Population estimates 19__. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, annual.

DeVault C, Strong B. 1987. Danny's dilemma. Santa Cruz, CA: Network Publications, 74 pp. (It's your choice)

Annotation: The monograph is part of a series called "It's Your Choice." These fictional books are designed to help young people make informed, responsible decisions about drug use. They combine substance abuse information and models for resisting peer pressure in the popular interactive adventure book format. This book concentrates on tobacco use.

Contact: ETR Associates, 4 Carbonero Way, Scotts Valley, CA 95066-4200, Telephone: (831) 438-4060 Secondary Telephone: (800) 321-4407 Contact Phone: (408) 429-9822 Fax: (800) 435-8433 E-mail: customerservic@eta.org Web Site: http://www.etr.org Available in libraries.

Keywords: Adolescent attitudes, Adolescent behavior, Adolescent health, Interactive media, Smokeless tobacco, Smoking

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.