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HHS Releases 13th Report on Carcinogens

Four substances have been added ...cumene, used to make phenol and acetone, and also found in fuel products and tobacco smoke...ortho-Toluidine Known to be a human carcinogen... found in tobacco smoke
Environmental Health Perspectives (NIEHS)
added Oct 3, 2014 02:00
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UCLA Recieves $3M to Combat Secondhand Smoke in L.A. Apartment Buildings

The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research received a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to combat the effects of secondhand smoke on low-income Latino and black families living in Los Angeles-area apartment buildings,
MyNewsLA.com
added Oct 1, 2014 14:19
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HHS announces nearly $212 million in grants to prevent chronic diseases / Funded in part by the Affordable Care Act, grants focus on preventing tobacco use, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke

Funded in part by the Affordable Care Act, the awards will strengthen state and local programs aimed at fighting these chronic diseases, which are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States, and help lower our nation’s health care cos
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Sep 26, 2014 20:52
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Statement by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell on CVS ending tobacco sales

We applaud CVS Health for becoming tobacco-free and ending the sale of cigarettes and tobacco products at its 7,700 CVS/pharmacy locations. CVS accomplished their goal one month ahead of their deadline of October 1. We also commend CVS Health on the lau
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Sep 3, 2014 17:00
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National Prevention Strategy

The National Prevention Strategy, released June 16, 2011, aims to guide our nation in the most effective and achievable means for improving health and well-being. ... The seven Priorities are: Tobacco Free Living
US Surgeon General Site (DHHS)
added Aug 16, 2014 11:50
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National Prevention Strategy

Aims to guide our nation in the most effective and achievable means for improving health and well-being. This Strategy envisions a prevention-oriented society where all sectors recognize the value of health for individuals, families, and society and work
US Surgeon General Site (DHHS)
added Aug 16, 2014 11:49
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The Potential of mHealth for Tobacco Dependence Treatment: Domestic and International Examples From NCI’s Smokefree.gov Initiative [FREE FULL TEXT]

On January 7, 2014, the SRNT Treatment Network hosted a live webinar on the potential of mHealth for improving smoking cessation outcomes and foreseen challenges for this rapidly growing area. The webcast was presented by Dr. E. Augustson. Dr. Augustson
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 31, 2014 14:11
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[USA] THUNDERCLAP: World No Tobacco Day

if we don’t reduce current smoking rates in the U.S., nearly 5.6 million children alive today will die early from smoking. Help us support an America – and a world – without smoking. Together we can make the next generation tobacco-free.
US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
added May 28, 2014 19:05
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HHS Secretary Sebelius Resigns

"As she closes this chapter, Secretary Sebelius is extremely thankful to President Obama and very proud of the historic accomplishments of this administration." Sebelius, 65, who has served in the post since the beginning of President Obama's first term
MedPage Today
added Apr 10, 2014 22:44
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[Missouri] MARKAY: Federal Support for Anti-Tobacco Advocacy Raises Legal Questions

Funding provided by federal grants appear to have supported efforts to lobby state and local governments for greater restrictions on tobacco sales and usage in violation of restrictions on the use of federal funds for political or policy advocacy. The r
Washington Free Beacon
added Mar 12, 2014 00:45
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