A Georgia State University professor has won a $100,000 grant from the Prevent Cancer Foundation to research how advertising and environmental factors influence African American youth to start smoking little cigars and cigarillos.
Georgia State University Research Foundation, Inc.’s School of Public Health has received a grant of nearly $872,000 from Pfizer Inc. to continue partnering with Chinese health officials working to curb smoking in five major cities in China.
The five partner cities, which have a total population of more than 69 million… more »
Smokers who consume menthol cigarettes daily are more likely to also smoke flavored little cigars and cigarillos, also known as LCCs, according to a study led by a researcher at the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.
“Our findings provide evidence to the FDA [Food and Drug Administration] that the availability… more »
The proportion of American adults who perceive e-cigarettes to be equally or more harmful than traditional cigarettes has tripled over the last few years, highlighting the need for more accurate public health messaging, according to a study led by tobacco researchers in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.
“Although the… more »
Having rheumatoid arthritis could significantly lower the life expectancy of elderly patients with certain kinds of cancer, according to a recent study led by a researcher from the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.
The study used a Texas-based cancer registry linked to Medicare claims data to identify more than 139,000 elderly patients… more »