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National Public Health Week

Smoking rates continue to decline and education around the dangers of second-hand smoke continues. / CDC is building on Tips from Former Smokers to help eliminate the use of harmful tobacco use. See the ads from CDC's latest Tips campaign.
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Apr 9, 2015 15:56

VIDEO: GRAPHIC: Former smoker Marlene receives eye injections

CDC's Tips From Former Smokers campaign shows Marlene receiving eye injections to help prevent wet macular degeneration, a disease that can lead to blindness developed from smoking.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 27, 2015 13:21

VIDEOS: 'Please don't end up like me': New anti-smoking campaign will make you cringe as former smokers share their stories

From Marlene who requires shots in her eyeballs to Julia who needs an ostomy bag taped to a hole in her abdomen - the scenes from this anti-smoking campaign are aimed to make you cringe. The new Tips from Former Smokers ad by the Centers for Disease Cont
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 27, 2015 13:20

VIDEO: YACH: E-cigarettes save lives / I understand why anti-smoking activists so distrust vaping. I'm one of them. But the evidence is clear

If influential health officials were to make these points repeatedly, public sentiment towards e-cigs would shift quickly...All of us involved in tobacco control need to keep that prize in mind as we redouble efforts to make up for 50 years of ignoring th
The Spectator (uk)
added Feb 19, 2015 17:12

College students believe hookah safer alternative to cigarette smoking

Despite emerging evidence otherwise, many college students consider hookah smoking safer than smoking cigarettes, reports a University of South Florida (USF) College of Public Health study published this month by the Centers for Disease Control and Preve
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 19, 2014 13:06

U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Drops to New Low: CDC

the rate of cigarette smoking has dropped from about 21 percent in 2005 to 18 percent in 2013. That means the number of cigarette smokers dropped from 45.1 million to 42.1 million, despite the increasing population, according to the U.S. Centers for Disea
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 28, 2014 12:12

Intentions to Smoke Cigarettes Among Never-Smoking U.S. Middle and High School Electronic Cigarette Users, National Youth Tobacco Survey, 2011–2013

over a quarter million never-smoking youth had used e-cigarettes. E-cigarette use was associated with increased intentions to smoke cigarettes. Enhanced prevention efforts for youth are important for all forms of tobacco, including e-cigarettes.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 13, 2014 14:34

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
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Sep 25, 2014 11:55

Millions of children not getting recommended preventive care

Approximately one in three (31 percent) outpatient clinic visits made by 11-21 year-olds during 2004–2010 had no documentation of tobacco use status; eight of 10 (80 percent) of those who screened positive for tobacco use did not receive any cessation as
PR Newswire
added Sep 12, 2014 10:15

[Kentucky] CDC Director in Ky. Takes Aim at Tobacco Use

A top U.S. health official has taken aim at tobacco use as a leading contributor to several diseases during a visit to Kentucky, where tobacco remains a big cash crop. Dr. Thomas Frieden identified tobacco as the No. 1 preventable cause of death in the U
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 5, 2014 18:52
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