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[Michigan] Government Seeks To Cut Tobacco Use On College Campuses

U-M's chief health officer, Dr. Robert Winfield, noted that central to becoming smoke free at Michigan was a commitment to be respectful to smokers, while encouraging established smokers to quit.
WWJ 950 (Detroit, MI)
added Sep 11, 2012 18:13
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Former HEW, HHS Secretaries, Surgeons General And CDC Directors Urge Trade Representative To Comply With WTO Appellate Body Decision And Encourage FDA To Ban Menthol Flavoring In Cigarettes

CBS MarketWatch
added Apr 27, 2012 11:47
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Statement from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Regarding CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald

Dr. Fitzgerald owns certain complex financial interests that have imposed a broad recusal limiting her ability to complete all of her duties as the CDC Director. Due to the nature of these financial interests, Dr. Fitzgerald could not divest from them in
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Feb 1, 2018 22:08
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HHS Nominee Tom Price Targeted Panel That Urged Fewer Cancer Screenings

has embraced task force findings that recommend more treatment. In 2014, for example, he co-signed a letter to the HHS secretary and the Medicare administrator asking that Medicare expand its coverage for lung cancer screenings for smokers based on task f
ProPublica
added Feb 2, 2017 15:43
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GLIED/FRANK: Care for the Vulnerable vs. Cash for the Powerful — Trump’s Pick for HHS

Price’s record demonstrates less concern for the sick, the poor, and the health of the public and much greater concern for the economic well-being of their physician caregivers...The proposed nomination of Tom Price to HHS highlights a sharp contrast betw
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Dec 23, 2016 00:56
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Nicopure Labs Releases Statement on the U.S. Surgeon General's Report on E-Cigarettes

"We are extremely disappointed that the US Surgeon General Report makes no mention of the UK Royal College of Physicians comprehensive report published earlier this year, which arrived at different conclusions about the vaping products' potential to redu
PR Newswire
added Dec 9, 2016 23:06
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[South Dakota] Rapid City scientist promoting smoke-free policies on reservations

Patricia Nez Henderson, vice president of the Black Hills Center for American Indian Health, has been appointed to the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services to serve a four-year term on special committee to raise awareness on the dangers of smoking
Rapid City (SD) Journal
added Aug 20, 2016 15:40
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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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[Washington] Smoking ban could be addictive

Western does not forbid smoking on campus, although the university discourages smoking throughout campus walkways with signs that read “avoid smoking on walkways, paths, bus stops & when near others outdoors.”
The Western Front (Western Washington University)
added Jul 25, 2013 02:15
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Former HEW, HHS Secretaries, Surgeons General And CDC Directors Urge Trade Representative To Comply With WTO Appellate Body Decision And Encourage FDA To Ban Menthol Flavoring In Cigarettes

PR Newswire
added Apr 19, 2012 00:00
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