Assessment of Residentsí Attitudes and Satisfaction Before and After Implementation of a Smoke-Free Policy in Boston Multiunit Housing


Introduction:†In 2012, the Boston Housing Authority (BHA) in Massachusetts implemented a smoke-free policy prohibiting smoking within its residences. We sought to characterize BHA resident experiences before and after the smoke-free policy implementation, and compare them to that of nearby residents of the Cambridge Housing Authority, which had no such policy.

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Health Care for Americans with Disabilities ó 25 Years after the ADA
Twenty-five years ago, on July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), designed to meet four goals for people with disabilities: equal opportunity, full participation in the community, independent living, and
Effect of Lung Cancer Screening on Smoking Cessation
Are those with high-risk smoking histories more likely to quit after participation in annual lung cancer screening? Thatís the question raised by a recent study published online by JAMA Internal Medicine.1