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[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

Could legalized pot diminish California’s gains against smoking?

the legalization of marijuana for recreational use could roll back some of the gains California has made in reducing the use of tobacco...“There is a concern that there could be a potential renormalization of smoking,” ...Blunts, Halpern-Felsher said, are
Los Angeles Daily News
added Nov 17, 2016 02:39

[Florida] No butts about it: Smokeout day promotes healthy housing, lungs

Posted signs state that smoking is prohibited on the premise at the Orchid Run apartment complex in East Naples on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. When the complex opened last year, it was immediately smoke free. Designated smoking areas line the dog walking
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Nov 17, 2016 02:26

Great American Smokeout: The latest on tobacco cessation research

Cigarette smoking rates have declined, but other ways to smoke tobacco — such as hookahs, pipes and cigars — are on the rise....Marking the Great American Smokeout, Healio Family Medicine presents some of the latest research on tobacco use and cessation.
added Nov 16, 2016 20:16

Great American Smokeout —November 17, 2016

The 41st annual Great American Smokeout will be held on November 17, 2016. In the more than 50 years since the Surgeon General's first report on smoking and health, cigarette smoking among U.S. adults has been reduced by approximately half. However, sin
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 10, 2016 21:30

[Louisiana] Great Smokeout is coming; think about quitting!

In observance of this year’s Great American Smokeout on Thursday, November 17, the Smoking Cessation Trust (SCT) is encouraging Louisianans to quit cigarettes forever by utilizing the free products and services it provides. The Great American Smokeout wa
KATC TV-3 (Lafayette, LA)
added Oct 25, 2016 13:31

Great American Smokeout Stands Out Among 'Awareness Days' / Study detected about 61,000 more online searches and tweets on quitting smoking that day

Researchers analyzed news reports and tweets since 2009 to determine whether the Great American Smokeout's message was being heard and shared. They also checked online searches for information about quitting smoking, as well as calls to hotlines that off
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 31, 2016 15:52
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