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Under fire, HHS nominee Tom Price says financial dealings were legal

The question was among the most antagonistic and personally hitting for Price, who had said earlier that his father had been a "Lucky Strike smoker from World War II" who died from emphysema. "I have no idea what stocks I held in the '90s or the 2000s or
added Jan 25, 2017 17:25

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

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

[Maine] DHHS to cut Medicaid coverage for anti-smoking medications

Maine appears to be the only state in the country this year to eliminate Medicaid coverage for prescription drugs that help smokers quit, a budget-balancing move critics say will ultimately cost more and leave many Mainers hooked on nicotine.
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 29, 2012 20:55

[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

Nancy Brown, other healthcare leaders discuss ongoing efforts to address noncommunicable diseases

In follow-up to a September United Nations Summit on noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), and in preparation for the 65th World Health Assembly later this month, AHA CEO Nancy Brown initiated a May 8 meeting in D.C. with Dr. Nils Daulaire, director of global
American Heart Association (AHA)
added May 22, 2012 10:04

Special Reports - Ten Policy Changes That Could Curb Tobacco Addiction

A federal panel offers a national action plan based on a review of scientific evidence
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
added Apr 23, 2004 00:00
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Proposed Collection; 60-day Comment Request; Collection of Customer Service, Demographic, and Smoking/Tobacco Use Information From the National Cancer Institute's Contact Center (CC) Clients (National Cancer Institute)

smoking/tobacco use behavior of individuals seeking NCI's smoking cessation assistance through the CC in order to provide smoking cessation services tailored to the individual client's needs and track their smoking behavior at follow up. This is a request
Federal Register
added May 16, 2018 03:20
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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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CDC Anti-Smoking Ad Campaign Set To Launch

AP - Associated Press
added Mar 15, 2012 00:00
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