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Hard-to-Watch Commercials to Make Quitting Smoking Easier

But smokers’ response to such messages was that it would not happen to them, Dr. McAfee said. What they feared more than an untimely death, it turned out, was chronic illness. “They were less motivated by the fear of dying than the fear of suffering, of
New York Times
added Jul 24, 2014 22:07
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[Indiana] VANNESS: Real stories show harsh realities of smoking

On July 7, the "Tips From Former Smokers" campaign from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention restarted across the country. The campaign profiles real people -- not actors -- who live with serious long-term health effects from smoking and expos
Richmond (IN) Palladium-Item
added Jul 23, 2014 12:07
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How Many Americans Are Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual?

annual National Health Interview Survey...Adults who identified themselves as gay, lesbian or bisexual reported some different behaviors and concerns — for example, more alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking — than those who said they were straight.
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 22, 2014 10:05
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Governor Steve Beshear's Communications Office: Cigarette smoking among Kentucky high school students drops significantly

Kentucky dropped to sixth place among surveyed states in 2013 for high school cigarette use, a significant improvement from the state's first place ranking in 2011, according to a recently released Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Youth Risk Behavior Sur
Kentucky.gov
added Jul 15, 2014 12:07
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[Wisconsin] In national ad, Eau Claire mom shares the dangers of smoking

A young Eau Claire mother who smoked through pregnancy and delivered her baby two months prematurely at a dangerously low birth weight hopes the view she shares through the window of a neonatal incubator will help other women quit smoking before having ba
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Jul 14, 2014 23:04
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Health Tip: Quit Smoking, Especially While Pregnant

* Being a smoker can make getting pregnant more difficult, and can increase the risk of miscarriage. * Smoking during pregnancy can lead to problems with the placenta, which is baby's source of nourishment and oxygen during pregnancy.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 11, 2014 15:21
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Tobacco Use Among Youths — Argentina, 2007 and 2012

The findings that "ever tobacco" use among adolescent males and females is decreasing in Argentina are consistent with the decrease reported among adults in Argentina in the 2012 Global Adult Tobacco Survey.* Although Argentina has not ratified the WHO F
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Jul 10, 2014 22:53
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VIDEO: Smoking Within the LGBT Community

You Tube
added Jul 9, 2014 12:12
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[New York] CDC launches new anti-smoking ads

Long Island’s many existing smoking cessation programs might soon get a slew of calls from smokers attempting to quit. So they hope, at least.... “Tips from a Former Smoker” -- which began airing on TV and radio on Monday, as well as appearing in newspap
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jul 8, 2014 19:03
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Researchers find 18 percent of high school seniors smoke hookah

American adolescents are turning to ethnically-linked alternative tobacco products, such as hookahs, cigars, and various smokeless tobacco products, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 7, 2014 08:02
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