Dartmouth study finds e-cigarette use could do more harm than good by substantially increasing the number of adolescents and young adults who eventually become cigarette smokers and marginally decreasing the number of adult cigarette smokers who quit.
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MSN Money (via Main Street) – References the recent study on the state of Social Security by Samir Soneji, assistant professor of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at Geisel, and Harvard researchers, which forecasts that Social Security funds will be depleted by 2033. The article states that Generation X, whose ages range from 35 – 50 years old, may not benefit from the program.
Fox Business – Continued coverage on a Harvard-Dartmouth study coauthored by Samir Soneji, assistant professor of Geisel’s Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, which suggests that the Social Security Administration’s predictions have been overly optimistic about the future of the program.
In this Q&A, TDI demographer Samir Soneji, PhD discusses how demographers are able to predict how changes in population affect public policy by forecasting future disease and mortality rates.
Despite sharp increases in spending on cancer treatment, cancer mortality rates in the United States have decreased only modestly since 1970, Samir Soneji, PhD of Dartmouth’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center and The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice has found.
A team of researchers at Dartmouth College and University of Pittsburgh found respondents who had smoked water pipe tobacco but not smoked cigarettes were at increased risk of cigarette smoking two years later as recently published online in JAMA Pediatrics.
A new statistical approach to measuring the cancer burden in the United States reveals decades of progress in fighting cancer, progress previously masked by the falling death rates of other diseases.