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Almost 200000 more calls to smoking help quitlines

The "Tips From Former Smokers" national ad campaign has generated almost 200,000 additional calls to 1-800-QUIT-NOW
Westmoreland (PA) Times
added Jun 15, 2012 13:41

[Washington] June 14, 2012 HHS Region X Youth and Tobacco Town Hall: About the Speakers and Panelists

Regina M. Benjamin, M.D., M.B.A. . . . Patrick O’Carroll, M.D., M.P.H., FACPM, FACMI Rear Admiral, Assistant Surgeon General . . . Mary C. Selecky Secretary, Washington State Department of Health
added Jun 13, 2012 15:19

[Washington] june 14, 2012 HHS Region X Youth and Tobacco Town Hall: Draft Agenda

9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Tim McAfee, MD, MPH, Director, CDC Office on Smoking and Health Smoke Salmon, Not Tobacco! What We All Must Do to End the Tobacco Epidemic 10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Lawrence Deyton, MD, MSPH, Director, FDA Center for Tobacco Products
added Jun 13, 2012 15:16

Tips From Former Smokers

The Tips from Former Smokers campaign features real people suffering as a result of smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke. Their compelling stories send a powerful message: Quit smoking now. Or better yet — don’t start.
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jun 25, 2012 11:12

380000 U.S. deaths yearly due to smoking

Death attributable to smoking is declining, with 200,000 such deaths anually for U.S. men, and 180,000 for women, researchers said.
added Jun 12, 2012 19:38

[Washington] Youth and Tobacco Town Hall Meeting and Webcast on June 14

FDA and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, along with local public health authorities, will hold a Youth and Tobacco Town Hall in Seattle, WA, on June 14, 2012.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jun 13, 2012 15:11

Community Transformation Grants (CTG) States and Communities

All 61 grantees will address the following priority areas: 1) tobacco-free living; 2) active living and healthy eating; and 3) evidence-based quality clinical and other preventive services, specifically prevention and control of high blood pressure and h
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Aug 8, 2012 12:30

CDC: More US teens smoke marijuana than cigarettes

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday that 23 percent of high school students said they recently smoked marijuana, while 18 percent said they had puffed cigarettes. The
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 9, 2012 22:25

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — United States, 2011

Nationwide, 44.7% of students had ever tried cigarette smoking (even one or two puffs) (i.e., ever smoked cigarettes) (Table 27). Overall, the prevalence of having ever smoked cigarettes was higher among male (46.3%) than female (42.9%) students; higher
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Aug 2, 2012 16:19

Heart Disease, Cancer Top Killers in U.S.

The two leading causes of death in the U.S. -- cancer and heart disease -- accounted for nearly half of all deaths in 2008, the latest year for which data are available, according to a CDC report.
MedPage Today
added Jun 9, 2012 12:20
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