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[South Carolina] Ten years and 31,315 quitters / Tobacco Quitline celebrates 10th anniversary

The South Carolina Tobacco Quitline has turned 10 years old and the Department of Health and Environmental Control highlightED its success on Nov ember 17, 2016 — the day set aside for the Great American Smokeout. The 3rd Thursday of each November marks
Union Daily Times
added Dec 2, 2016 23:02

[Georgia] Dozens of Fulton County bars, eateries go smoke-free

Help came from the county’s Partnerships to Improve Community Health program, part of its department of health and wellness. During the fall, program staff, organization representatives and residents convinced business owners to hang up No Smoking signs
Marietta (GA) Daily Journal
added Nov 29, 2016 21:31
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Genetic Risk, Smoking Behavior And The Question Of False Reassurance

The idea is that genetic findings of lower risk for anything might de-motivate individuals from good health habits...smokers who learned they were at lower genetic risk for smoking-related diseases might be less inclined to quit.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 22, 2016 23:57
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EDITORIAL: Fewer smokers today, but threat to health remains Story Comments Print Create a hardcopy of this page Font Size: Default font size Larger font size Posted: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 8:00 am By: McCook Daily Gazette (Neb.) | 0 comments We recen

About 50 years ago, 42 percent of American adults smoked, but health concerns, bans on cigarette advertising and anti-smoking ads, plus smoking bans have had their effects. Last week's Great American Smokeout, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, ha
Harrison (AR) Daily Times
added Nov 22, 2016 23:52

[Washington] E-Cigarettes a Burning Topic at Naval Hospital Bremerton’s Great American Smoke Out

on display at Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) for the annual Great American Smoke Out (GASO). But there were perils presented...UW Burn Center has treated 21 injuries since Oct. 2015 directly related to e-cigarettes. Eighty percent of the victims had flam
added Nov 19, 2016 20:49

great american smokeout: quitting smoking could prevent 6 million cancer deaths

Since cancer deaths from tobacco started declining—in 1990 for men and 1995 for women—more than 1 million deaths have been avoided... For today’s Great American Smokeout, the American Cancer Society’s annual event that encourages smokers to make a plan t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:55

[Pennsylvania] PA Department of Health Offers Resources to Help Smokers Quit During the Annual Great American Smokeout

"It can be difficult to quit smoking, but a person's chances of success dramatically increase if they have the resources and support structure they need," said Secretary Murphy. "The Department of Health offers services that can help smokers quit for goo
PR Newswire
added Nov 19, 2016 17:40

[Illinois] Lung disease more prevalent in area than rest of state or nation expert says

The rate of incidence for lung cancer is higher in Southern Illinois than the rest of the state and the United States as a whole, says a physician well versed on the subject... While cigarette smoking rates have dropped, cigar, pipe, and hookah – other d
Harrisburg (IL) Daily Register
added Nov 17, 2016 22:54
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[New York] Extinguishing Fordham’s Smoking Habit

David Vassar, a reference librarian at Quinn library, is one of the many faculty dedicated to The Great Fordham Smokeout. Vassar explained that the Smokeout is an opportunity “to bring awareness to the possibility of greater health for yourself and the e
Fordham Observer
added Nov 17, 2016 17:27

[West Virginia] Gazette editorial: All together now, put out that cigarette

We’re glad that some county health departments, like Kanawha’s, ban smoking in public indoor places, consigning cigarettes farther into ostracized limbo. This ban saves lives, because second-hand smoke also is a killer. The Cancer Society has a “Quit fo
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Nov 17, 2016 17:19
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