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National Alliance for Hispanic Health Renews Partnership with CDC to Prevent Smoking through Educational Campaign Tips Campaign Features Advice from Hispanics Who Quit Smoking

ads feature real people like Beatrice who was inspired to quit smoking for her son; Mariano who quit smoking after having open heart surgery due to his two pack-a-day habit; Felicita who quit after losing her teeth from 33 years of smoking; and, Rose who
PR Newswire
added Apr 1, 2016 19:08

CDC: 104K people quit smoking due to ad campaign

In addition, 1.4 million people attempted to quit smoking as a result of the 2014 ad campaign, the CDC said, citing survey results published in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease. The ad campaign features former smokers talking about health problems
The Hill
added Mar 25, 2016 05:01

Half of U.S. Teens Exposed to Secondhand Smoke, CDC Says

Despite widespread laws banning smoking in public places, new research indicates nearly half of American teens who've never used tobacco are exposed to harmful secondhand smoke -- many in their homes and family cars.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 11, 2016 15:00

[Connecticut] As Smoking Rates Drop, Medicaid Recipients Twice As Likely To Smoke

Connecticut's Medicaid program is among the most aggressive in the nation in trying to help enrollees kick the habit, according to the CDC. It is one of only nine state Medicaid programs that in 2015 covered individual and group cessation counseling as
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 8, 2016 21:58

CDC worries e-cigarette ads influencing middle schoolers

In its most recent Vital Signs report, the CDC notes e-cigarette ads use many of the same themes – independence, rebellion, and sex – used to sell cigarettes and other conventional tobacco products. That's of concern, the CDC says, because it has found
Consumer Affairs
added Jan 5, 2016 19:04

E-cigarette ads entice U.S. youth, could undo tobacco prevention efforts -CDC

E-cigarette companies are reaching about seven in 10 U.S. middle- and high-school students with advertisements employing themes of sex, independence and rebellion that hooked previous generations on regular cigarettes, a government study released on Tues
added Jan 5, 2016 18:57

[North Dakota] Forum editorial: Tobacco cessation succeeds

Anti-tobacco programs work. The statistics are unambiguous. Tobacco settlement money has been well-spent in North Dakota, and the CDC and others recognize the state’s success. That’s good news.
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Dec 15, 2015 16:05

Adults on Medicaid, uninsured twice as likely to smoke

The smoking rate of adults without insurance or on Medicaid is more than twice as high as among those who have private health insurance, according to new research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Efforts to cut smoking have been most
added Nov 13, 2015 02:22

Three out of 4 American adults favor making 21 the minimum age of sale for tobacco products

Three out of 4 American adults—including 7 in 10 cigarette smokers—favor raising the minimum age of sale for all tobacco products to 21, according to an article by CDC published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. While an overwhelming major
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jul 8, 2015 15:29

Announcement: American Stroke Month and National High Blood Pressure Education Month — May 2015

Stroke is largely preventable. You may be able to prevent stroke or reduce your risk through healthy lifestyle changes. High blood pressure is one of the major risk factors for stroke. Others include high cholesterol, smoking, diabetes, heart disease, ob
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 14, 2015 14:43
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