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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.
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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50th Anniversary of the Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health: A statement by CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden

We have made enormous progress in the past 50 years, preventing millions of deaths and tens of millions of illnesses. But we have much further to go – tobacco remains, by far, the single leading preventable cause of death in the United States and the wor
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Jan 12, 2014 03:37
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Message from Kathleen Sebelius (PDF)

We can prevent the staggering toll that tobacco takes on individuals, families, and communities. This new Surgeon General’s report focuses on cigarettes ... Tobacco prevention and control efforts need to be commensurate with the harm caused by tobacco u
US Surgeon General Site (DHHS)
added Jan 12, 2014 03:34
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50th Anniversary of the Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health: A statement by Acting Surgeon General Dr. Boris D. Lushniak

If you are one of the millions of Americans who smoke, I ask you to quit for your own good and for the good of your loved ones. Today is a great day to make the pledge and begin the path to health and wellness. Make January 11, 2014 a day for you and yo
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Jan 12, 2014 03:31
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50th Anniversary of the Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health: A statement by HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

Later this month, we will release a new Surgeon General’s Report that will highlight 50 years of progress in tobacco control and prevention, present new data on the health consequences of tobacco use ... I am extremely proud of the Obama Administration’
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Jan 12, 2014 03:29
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