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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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MURTHY: Working Toward a Tobacco-Free Generation: 51 Years of Progress

With the release of the 50th anniversary report, we directly called on all sectors of society to help make the next generation tobacco-free. Our partners answered that call with remarkable action. These are just a few examples of the incredible work done
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Feb 7, 2015 23:16
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[West Virginia] Bowling: higher tobacco tax would lower smoking rates

Department of Health and Human Resources Secretary Karen Bowling agreed Tuesday that raising state tobacco taxes would reduce the state’s high rates of smoking and tobacco use. ..answering a question raised by Sen. Jeff Kessler, D-Marshall, about the eff
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Jan 28, 2015 13:38
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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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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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Capitol Notebook: Maine DHHS a no-show for tobacco-fund hearings

Lawmakers reviewing the Fund for a Healthy Maine have been frustrated that staffers from the Department of Health and Human Services have refused to appear before their committee. Rep. Roberta Beavers, a South Berwick Democrat, was among those annoyed th
Falmouth (ME) Forecaster
added Nov 16, 2015 22:18
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Dr. Howard K. Koh: A Steadfast Commitment to End the Tobacco Epidemic

the President has prioritized protecting Americans from tobacco's deadly health consequences. From the early months of his first term, President Obama has demonstrated a steadfast commitment to ending the tobacco epidemic, focusing on prevention for yout
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 20, 2013 02:28
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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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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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