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Durbin Introduces Legislation To Make The VA Smoke-Free

announced legislation to prohibit smoking at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The legislation would repeal an antiquated 1992 law that requires the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) to furnish and maintain designated indoor or outdoor smoking a
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:53
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[Arkansas] Veterans fought for freedom; struggle with lung health

Due to the increased risk for veterans, Dr. David Mannino, Pulmonologist and Medical Expert at GSK, recommends they make it a point to talk to their doctor when they are having trouble with their breathing. What is COPD? COPD is a chronic lung disease br
Henderson State University Oracle
added Nov 15, 2017 01:57
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National Alliance for Hispanic Health Honors Nation's Veterans with Focus on Dangers of Tobacco Use

veterans require smoking cessation resources to match their higher rates of tobacco use," said Jane L. Delgado, Ph.D., M.S., President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance), the nation's leading Hispanic health advocacy grou
PR Newswire
added Nov 12, 2017 01:52
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[Florida] Marine Corps, Not Tobacco Messaging, Swayed Vet to Smoke, Defense Says in Cancer Trial Against RJR

Attorneys Wednesday sparred over whether a Marine Corps vet was duped by tobacco marketing into a decades-long cigarette addiction that led to his lung cancer death, as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds, makers of the cigarettes the Florida man smoked. Q
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 10, 2017 18:22
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one big way to improve the wellbeing of military veterans and caregivers

To provide the support they need, Hidden Heroes partnered with Truth Initiative® to offer caregivers access to the EX® Program, a digital quit-smoking program developed in collaboration with Mayo Clinic. The program is designed for groups like Hidden Her
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 10, 2017 18:00
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[Alaska] MEDDAC-AK set to go tobacco-free

FT. WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - Dec. 1, Medical Department Activity -- Alaska will join an ever growing list of medical campuses throughout the Army, Department of Defense and private sector who are listed as tobacco-free.
United States Army
added Nov 10, 2017 14:56
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CVS Health and its Foundation Commemorate Veterans Day With $580,000 in Grants to Easterseals To Assure Access to Healthcare and Smoking Cessation Support for Veterans and Military Families

This Veteran's Day, Easterseals announced it has received $580,000 in grants from CVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation to support local services that ensure access to healthcare and smoking cessation resources for Veterans and military families.
PR Newswire
added Nov 10, 2017 14:55
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Celebrate This Veteran's Day Tobacco Free

This Veteran’s Day, CDC is supporting veterans by sharing free resources available to help them quit tobacco use. Cigarette smoking and other tobacco use are harmful to the health of any user, but for active-duty military personnel tobacco use can be esp
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 9, 2017 18:46
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[Pennsylvania] Clearing the air

Starting Nov. 1, VFW Post 7599 became tobacco free. Smoking, chewing tobacco and electronic cigarettes are not permitted in the restaurant or bar....“If you take away any one of our pictures off [the wall], you’ll see the discoloration from the tar,” Hanz
Sharon (PA) Herald
added Nov 6, 2017 16:23
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Trends and Patient Characteristics Associated with Tobacco Pharmacotherapy Dispensed in the Veterans Health Administration

Although VHA cessation pharmacotherapy use nearly doubled from 13.8% in 2004 to 25.6% in 2013, reaching undertreated subgroups, especially those with medical comorbidities, may improve cessation outcomes.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 10, 2017 20:26
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