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Announcements: Recommendations Regarding Tobacco Use and Secondhand Smoke Exposure from the Community Preventive Services Task Force

The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends mass-reach health communication interventions to reduce tobacco use and has posted new information about its systematic review at The task for
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Sep 19, 2013 15:23

VIDEO: Terrie's Story - Real Stories - Tips from Former Smokers

Terrie shares that the only voice her grandson has ever heard is the one she now has because her voice box was removed before he was born. Her tip to smokers is to make a video or recording of yourself reading a children's storybook and singing a lullaby—
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Sep 18, 2013 03:01

More than 100,000 Americans quit smoking due to national media campaign

An estimated 1.6 million smokers attempted to quit smoking because of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “Tips From Former Smokers” national ad campaign, according to a study released by the CDC. As a result of the 2012 campaign, more than
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Sep 10, 2013 13:11

VIDEO: Number of teens trying e-cigarettes doubles

One in ten high school students reports trying e-cigarettes. It’s a trend alarming health officials who see it as a gateway to tobacco use. NBC’s Nancy Snyderman reports. Transcript of this video
NBC News
added Sep 9, 2013 17:13

E-Cigarette Use Doubles Among Young People

We talk with the CDC’s Tim McAfee about e-cigarettes and why more young people are giving them a try ... For one, e-cigarettes – their manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sales – are unregulated. Although they have fewer toxins in them than conven
U.S. News & World Report
added Sep 7, 2013 19:43

More and more kids are smoking e-cigarettes: study

With flavors like chocolate and “cherry crush” and endorsements from such celebs as Jenny McCarthy and Courtney Love, electronic cigarettes are rising in popularity among young people. “The increased use of ­e-cigarettes by teens is deeply troubling,” s
New York Post
added Sep 6, 2013 12:46

New CDC Study Confirms Need for State Smoke-Free Laws, Says American Heart Association

"This new study proves what we have known for years -- strong smoke-free laws have no negative impact on restaurant and bar revenue. While many studies have had similar results, this study is the most comprehensive ever done. Given this compelling evide
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Aug 10, 2013 11:22

CDC Urges Smokers to “Talk With Your Doctor” About Quitting

Bill is one of the participants in the CDC’s “Tips from Former Smokers” national ad campaign, which today rolled out a “Talk with Your Doctor” initiative. The initiative is intended both to motivate tobacco users to look to their health care providers fo
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 24, 2013 12:08

CDC, Medical Groups Urge Smoker-Doc Chats

The CDC is partnering with five leading physician groups to encourage smokers to talk to their doctor about quitting the habit, and launched a national television and online ad campaign at an event here Wednesday. The campaign, dubbed "Talk With Your Do
MedPage Today
added May 22, 2013 19:47

Using Ex-Smokers to Spur Others to Quit

The commercials last year marked the first time that the federal government directly attacked the tobacco industry in paid, national advertisements. The campaign, called "Tips From Former Smokers," lasted just 12 weeks. But federal health officials say i
New York Times Blogs
added Mar 31, 2013 11:33
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