Headlines Tagged with Great American Smokeout — 1,591 headlines found
Michael Burgess with the American Cancer Society says New York, once a leader in smoking cessation programs, has cut spending in half over the past several years. It’s declined from a high of $85 million a year to $39.7 million in the current budget, whic
Nov 22, 2013 North Country Public Radio
added Nov 25, 2013 09:58
the American Cancer Society has created a gallery of "I QUIT" characters representing different types of quitters and supporters, including “The Substitute: Someone who replaces the urge to smoke with hard candy, healthy snacks, games, exercise, or other
Nov 21, 2013 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 23, 2013 14:36
On the occasion of the "Great American Smokeout," former smokers like Bob Miller of Easley, South Carolina, told us about their last cigarette and the moment they decided to kick the habit for good.
Nov 21, 2013 CNN
added Nov 23, 2013 14:15
Images of movie stars, pop stars and even famous athletes with dangling cigarettes probably don't help. But one thing that might? The 37th annual Great American Smokeout, which is taking place across the nation today. Created by the American Cancer Socie
Nov 21, 2013 NJ.com
added Nov 22, 2013 03:41
The latest studies say yes; a study out this week showed that smokers aged 65 and older who used to smoke 3.2 packs a day and kicked the habit, were able to lower their risk of heart disease to that of a non-smoker in an average of eight years. That shoul
Nov 21, 2013 TIME Magazine
added Nov 22, 2013 03:37
This year, we’re celebrating quitters and their supporters with a series of fun characters designed for social sharing on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. We’ve also got lots of other resources and information to help you quit for good.
Nov 21, 2013 American Cancer Society
added Nov 22, 2013 03:36
We like Phillips' approach to kicking the habit. Smokers or those considering smoking may not readily understand the physical pain caused by the deadly habit, but the pain of parting with another dollar just may bring that message home.
Nov 21, 2013 Pottstown (PA) Mercury
added Nov 21, 2013 14:20
The flash mob will gather on the Quad near Denny Chimes around 12:20 p.m. The group effort is designed to raise awareness about the negative effects of secondhand smoke. Roughly 135 students on the Quad will drop "dead" from secondhand smoke in hopes of
Nov 19, 2013 Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Nov 20, 2013 12:46
Members of the health education honor society Eta Sigma Gamma plan to represent the approximately 135 people who die per day due to secondhand smoke exposure, the society's president said in a UA press release.
Nov 20, 2013 AL.com
added Nov 20, 2013 12:44
During the Great American Smokeout on campus tomorrow, students are planning informational events and cessation and counseling programs, which will continue throughout November, which is Lung Cancer Awareness month.
Nov 19, 2013 Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Nov 20, 2013 12:27