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Anti-Smoking Ads Have Increased Quit Attempts: CDC

Ads featuring people living with harsh effects of smoking exceeded expectations
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 22, 2012 15:01

Smoking-Attributable Mortality by Cause in the United States: Revising the CDC's Data and Estimates

We estimated 200,000 smoking-attributable deaths for men and 180,000 smoking-attributable deaths for women in the United States in 2004. Estimated smoking-attributable mortality has finally begun to decline for both U.S. men and women.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 18, 2012 12:45

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

[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

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

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

Deaths: Leading Causes for 2008 (PDF)

This report presents final 2008 data on the 10 leading causes of death in the United States by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin.
National Center for Health Statistics
added Jun 9, 2012 12:41

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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