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Shareholders Challenge Major Hollywood Studios to Account for 1,000,000 Smoking Deaths

faith-based shareholders, who are part of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) and the shareholder advocacy organization As You Sow, filed shareholder resolutions with The Walt Disney Company and Viacom (parent of Paramount) asking t
As You Sow
added Oct 1, 2014 06:51

$211 Million in Community Prevention Grants go to 193 Organizations in Every State / TFAH Applauds CDC for the Announcement

Trust for America's Health (TFAH) applauds the awarding today of a new set of Community Prevention Grants by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).... These grants: Support community-driven prevention efforts targeted at reducing toba
PR Newswire
added Sep 30, 2014 05:24

HHS announces nearly $212 million in grants to prevent chronic diseases / Funded in part by the Affordable Care Act, grants focus on preventing tobacco use, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke

Funded in part by the Affordable Care Act, the awards will strengthen state and local programs aimed at fighting these chronic diseases, which are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States, and help lower our nation’s health care cos
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Sep 26, 2014 20:52

CDC Announces FY 2014 Funding Awards for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

193 awards totaling nearly $212 million (first-year funding) are going to states, large and small cities and counties, tribes and tribal organizations, and national and community organizations. The grants are organized into six programs that focus on popu
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Sep 26, 2014 17:00

SIEGEL: CDC Rejoices that Fewer Smokers are Trying to Quit

is actually stating that the finding that fewer smokers are trying to quit smoking by switching to e-cigarettes is a good thing. In other words, the CDC is happy that the combustible tobacco market is regaining strength compared to the non-combustible m
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 26, 2014 16:44

2014 Surgeon General's Report: The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress

Complete Report (by section) / Download the Complete Report Adobe PDF file / Executive Summary / Supplement and Errata
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Sep 25, 2014 11:55

Tobacco Use Screening and Cessation Assistance During Physician Office Visits Among Persons Aged 11–21 Years — National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, United States, 2004–2010

screening for tobacco use among patients aged 11–21 years did not increase, and among current tobacco users, only 19.8% received any cessation assistance. Treating tobacco dependence can prevent the development of various costly chronic diseases, includin
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Sep 25, 2014 11:54

Trend for trying e-cigarettes may be leveling off

The study's conclusions seem to parallel a modest decline in e-cigarette sales during the same period that have been noted in analyst reports. The findings come from an annual survey of thousands of adults. It has been the CDC's only source on e-cigarett
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 25, 2014 11:48

One little letter will save 1 million lives.

This advertisement first ran in Variety on September 23, 2014.... (CDC) reported: “Because of exposure to smoking in movies, 6.4 million children alive today will become smokers, and 2 million of these children will die prematurely from diseases caused b
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Sep 24, 2014 11:35

STATE: Michigan smoking rates decline; CVS stops selling tobacco

The good news is that smoking is declining nationally but that success is not as strong in Michigan, which ranks tenth in the nation at 23.3 percent -- tied with Oklahoma and Ohio -- in the percentage of adult smokers, according to the CDC. The national
Advisor & Source Newspapers
added Sep 13, 2014 07:47
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