Headlines Tagged with Great American Smokeout — 1,597 headlines found
Finger Lakes, N.Y. — Every year, on the third Thursday of November, the Great American Smokeout draws attention to the deaths and chronic diseases caused by smoking.
Nov 9, 2012 Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added Nov 9, 2012 18:31
In 2010, nearly two out of three adult smokers wanted to quit smoking, and approximately half had made a quit attempt for >1 day in the preceding year (2). However, in 2011, an estimated 19.0% (43.8 million) of U.S. adults still smoke (3).
Nov 9, 2012 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 9, 2012 11:07
The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout is coming up on Nov. 15 and it’s an opportunity for you to check out the various ways smoking and related activities ripple throughout your area’s economy.
Nov 8, 2012 Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism
added Nov 8, 2012 13:02
That’s the message local health advocates are spreading as they prepare for the 37th annual Great American Smokeout on Nov. 15.
Nov 7, 2012 Racine (WI) Journal Times
added Nov 7, 2012 10:35
American Cancer Society volunteers will have more information about the Great American Smokeout and how to quit smoking 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside the The Shop, a thrift store operated by the American Cancer Society at its new location, 982 East Ave.
Nov 7, 2012 Chico (CA) Enterprise-Record
added Nov 7, 2012 10:30
Don’t be fooled by the lofty title, the annual Great American Smokeout doesn’t ask much of its participants. All you have to do is be a smoker and quit for one day. If you’re feeling virtuous, you can donate the money you would have spent on cigarettes t
Oct 22, 2012 The UCSD Guardian
added Oct 28, 2012 16:51
The Great American Smokeout is Nov. 15. Health officials say tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable illness and premature death.
Oct 19, 2012 Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Oct 19, 2012 02:53
Pleasant Valley Hospital, and all its properties, will be going tobacco free on Thursday, Nov. 15 -- the Great American Smokeout Day.
Oct 18, 2012 Point Pleasant (WV) Register
added Oct 19, 2012 02:26
Cabell Huntington Hospital, the Marshall University Health Science Center and all their satellite facilities will officially become tobacco-free on Thursday, Nov. 15. The date coincides with this year's observance of the Great American Smokeout.
Oct 12, 2012 Charleston (WV) State Journal
added Oct 12, 2012 15:53
[West Virginia] Cabell Huntington Hospital, Marshall Health and the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center have agreed to prohibit tobacco use on their property beginning Nov. 15, the day of the Great American Smokeout.
The Marshall University Health Sciences campus is going smoke-free.
Oct 4, 2012 WTRF-TV Ch. 7 (Wheeling, WV)
added Oct 4, 2012 08:50