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[Wisconsin] Smokers hotline sees uptick in calls due to national ad campaign

Wisconsin's Tobacco Quit Line has seen a surge of calls since March, when a national campaign called Tips from Former Smokers started.
Superior (WI) Daily Telegram
added May 23, 2013 13:22
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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.
MedPage Today
added May 23, 2013 13:08
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Campaign encourages smokers to “Talk With Your Doctor” for help quitting

Advice and help from doctors can more than double odds smoker will quit successfully
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added May 23, 2013 03:09
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New Tennessee billboards promote tobacco hotline

New billboards are going up across the state promoting the toll-free Tennessee Tobacco Quitline that helps people seeking to end their tobacco habits. The billboards are being funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and are located in ei
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 15, 2013 06:42
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[Utah] SLC International Airport exposes travelers to secondhand smoke

Salt Lake City International Airport is named in a new CDC survey on secondhand smoke exposure. SLC International is one of five of the 29 largest airports in the United States that allows smoking in designated areas.
KTVX ABC4 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Nov 21, 2012 14:52
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60% Of Largest US Cities Now Have Smoke-Free Laws

Out of the 50 largest cities in America, 30 are now protected by smoke free laws which ban smoking from all indoor parts of bars, restaurants and private work areas, according to a recent report released by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Preve
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Nov 17, 2012 18:21
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Embargoed news from Annals of Internal Medicine: 2. Short-term Response Suggests that Emotive 'Tips' Campaign May Influence Smokers to Quit

According to the CDC's Office on Smoking and Health, calls to the toll-free quit line more than doubled during the 12-week campaign and hits to the website tripled.
added Sep 27, 2012 13:42
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WASHINGTON: Tobacco Quitline back up and helping

Washington State's Tobacco Quitline is back, thanks to new funding from the Legislature and a grant from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Aug 2, 2012 06:34
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[Oklahoma] CDC seeking individuals for national tobacco education campaign

The Center for Disease Control Office on Smoking and Health is in the process of recruiting individuals to feature in the next national tobacco education campaign.
Ardmore (OK) Daily Ardmoreite
added Jul 27, 2012 12:41
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Media Advisory: Youth Risk Behavior Teleriefing, June 6, 2012

CDC will host a telephone-only media availability to discuss the new 2011 results from the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jun 7, 2012 17:35
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