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video series aims to change the narrative about tobacco in the african-american community

Their chat is captured in the first episode of a web series that Reid hopes will spark new conversations among African-Americans, a population that smokes menthol-flavored cigarettes at much higher rates. The GOAT Series, which stands for Getting Out All
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 13, 2017 00:48
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Truth Initiative Selects Jive Software to Advance its Mission of Helping People Quit Smoking

has adopted Jive's industry-leading community software to deepen its impact with smokers and ex-smokers. Since launching the revamped BecomeAnEX® community with Jive's advanced capabilities for digital peer-to-peer support earlier this year, the organizat
PR Newswire
added Jul 11, 2017 21:37
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is fear of gaining weight getting in the way of quitting tobacco? cessation tobacco products

Remember, while weight gain can be temporary, the effects of smoking may not be... Weight gain is not inevitable. A review of 62 studies published in the British Medical Journal found that about 16 percent of smokers lost weight after quitting smoking. F
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 11, 2017 08:17
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smoke screens: is tobacco use in youth-rated movies still a problem?

These cultural norms are of particular concern because, while we have seen dramatic declines in the teen smoking rate, now at 6 percent, we have not seen the same rate of decline among young adults. Nearly all smokers—99 percent—begin using tobacco befor
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 8, 2017 02:09
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smoking and diabetes: the connection between 2 u.s. epidemics

Smoking increases the risk of developing diabetes because it can change how your body processes and regulates sugar. Smoking can also make it harder to control your blood sugar levels if you have diabetes. If you smoke, you have a 30 to 40 percent higher
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 5, 2017 17:25
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truth takes on tobacco during the 2017 vans warped tour

are on the road for their 18th summer on the Vans Warped Tour, a traveling rock festival, to get loud and share facts about tobacco with thousands of young people. From June through September, the amped-up riders will be at 41 stops across the country, in
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 30, 2017 22:01
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what do half of america’s best beaches have in common?

The 2017 list of top beaches compiled by coastal expert ... includes 10 destinations he evaluated based on 50 factors, from water quality and wildlife abundance to public safety and cleanliness....Cigarette litter is also damaging to the environment in ot
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 30, 2017 18:36
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using pop culture to end tobacco for good

new research is proving the effectiveness of one of those strategies: leveraging televised pop culture events (like the Grammys and MTV Video Music Awards) to premiere ads that create buzz and drive extended conversations around tobacco.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 29, 2017 04:22
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customizing a mobile program to help rural alaska native youth quit tobacco

tobacco use has long been part of communities in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, a remote region in southwest Alaska comprised of more than 80 percent of Alaska Natives. In a study from 2007, 63 percent of 15- to 18-year-olds reported being current smokers o
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 28, 2017 14:14
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Harnessing Youth and Young Adult Culture: Improving the Reach and Engagement of the truth® Campaign

The findings demonstrate that premiering advertisements during a popular, culturally relevant televised event is associated with higher awareness of truth ads and increased social engagement related to the campaign, controlling for variables that might al
Journal of Health Communications
added Jun 29, 2017 04:23
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