Journals and Scientific Literature
This page provides links to peer-reviewed journals as well as other scientific literature from the fields of tobacco control, public health and medicine. Publications sponsored by the tobacco industry can be found on our Tobacco Industry page.
The American Journal of Preventive Medicine is the official journal of the American College of Preventive Medicine and the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research. It publishes articles in the areas of prevention research, teaching, practice and policy.
The British Medical Journal is an international peer reviewed medical journal and a fully “online first” publication. BMJ’s mission is to lead the debate on health and to engage, inform, and stimulate doctors, researchers, and other health professionals in ways that will improve outcomes for patients.
Often called “the voice of CDC,” the MMWR series is the agency’s primary vehicle for scientific publication of timely, reliable, authoritative, accurate, objective, and useful public health information and recommendations.
The Journal of the National Cancer Institute publishes peer-reviewed original research from around the world and is internationally acclaimed as the source for the most up-to-date news and information from the rapidly changing fields of cancer research and treatment.
Annals of Epidemiology is a peer reviewed, international journal devoted to epidemiologic research and methodological development. The journal emphasizes the application of epidemiologic methods to issues that affect the distribution and determinants of human illness in diverse contexts.
The MPOWER measures, introduced by the World Health Organization, in accordance with the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control guidelines, are measures and guides intended to assist in the country-level implementation of effective interventions to reduce tobacco use.
The National Cancer Institute established the Tobacco Control Monograph series in 1991 to provide ongoing and timely information about emerging public health issues in smoking and tobacco use control. Links to Monographs 1-20 can be found here.