U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 2014. The health consequences of smoking: 50 years of progress–A report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 943 pp.
Annotation: This report chronicles the consequences of 50 years of tobacco use in the United States. The report discusses advances in knowledge about health consequences of smoking from 1964 to 2014 in the following areas: understanding the relationship between smoking and cancer, respiratory diseases, cardiovascular diseases, reproductive outcomes, and other specific outcomes; smoking-attributable morbidity, mortality, and economic costs; patterns of tobacco use among children, adolescents, and adults; status of and future directions in tobacco control; and a vision for ending tobacco-caused death and disease. A consumer booklet, fact sheets, a video and podcast series, and partner resources are also available.
Contact: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, N.E., Mailstop F-79, Atlanta, GA 30341-3717, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Fax: E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco Available from the website.
Keywords: Adolescents, Adults, Cause of death, Children, Costs, Disease prevention, Morbidity, Mortality, Progress reports, Smoking, Tobacco use