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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Antismoking Messages and Intention to Quit: 17 Countries , 2008-2011

Categories: Advertising/Marketing,Health/Medical,Smoking/Tobacco

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6221a2.htm

Analyzes data from 17 countries that participated in the Global Adult Tobacco Survey to assess whether awareness of antismoking messages in four media channels was associated with a smoker’s intention to quit.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

The 2013 Annual Report of Boards of Trustees of the Federal Hospital Insurance and Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Funds

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Health Insurance,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

https://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/ReportsTrustFunds/downloads//tr2013.pdf

Annual report from the Medicare Board of Trustees on the financial status and future outlook for the Medicare Trust Fund.  Sees fund solvency until 2026, two years longer than last year’s report.  From the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

 

2013 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Federal Disability Insurance Trust Funds

Categories: Disability,Govt Finance,Headlines,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

http://www.socialsecurity.gov/OACT/TR/2013/tr2013.pdf

Annual report on the Social Security Trust Fund with projections of future financial status, assumptions about the future, and financial operations/legislative changes over the past year.  Includes statistical appendices.  From the Social Security Administration