Headlines Tagged with Surgeon General — 1,411 headlines found
That means 5.6 million children and teens — or one in 13 — could die prematurely during adulthood because of smoking, Lushniak’s report concluded. We must be more aggressive. We know what smoking did to older generations. We must do our best to stop th
Jan 22, 2014 Mcallen (TX) Monitor
added Jan 23, 2014 00:36
USA TODAY Network looks back at how cigarettes were portrayed in television commercials and in movies during smoking's heyday -- and how tobacco's portrayal in TV ads 50 years after the surgeon general's report is vastly different.
Jan 12, 2014 USA Today
added Jan 13, 2014 06:56
About half (53%) of Americans still see cigarette smoking as an extremely or very serious public health problem, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted last November. But the public now sees it as less of a problem than a number of other pub
Jan 10, 2014 Pew Research Center
added Jan 12, 2014 04:02
Former U.S. surgeon general Richard Carmona ... is joining the board of directors for NJOY Inc., the nation's leading electronic cigarette company ... "I'm probably going to be (the company's) biggest critic. ... I still look at my job as being a doctor o
Mar 24, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 24, 2013 15:49
At Legacy, we looked up to him for being a pioneer in tobacco control - educating the nation about the dangers of the addictiveness of nicotine in cigarettes and the impact of secondhand smoke.
Feb 26, 2013 American Legacy Foundation
added Mar 21, 2013 10:42
All of us at the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids are deeply saddened ... His legacy is the global battle that continues today to create a future free of the death and disease caused by tobacco.
Feb 25, 2013 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 28, 2013 04:21
Richard Carmona, the former U.S. surgeon general who is now running for the U.S. Senate in Arizona, until recently owned mutual funds containing stocks in the tobacco giants Altria Group and Philip Morris International.
Sep 30, 2012 AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Oct 1, 2012 16:51
You would question that conclusion if you read the article in Slate by Jacob Grier... The important thing to do is look at all the evidence (not just the few studies Grier talked about). The US Surgeon General did just that, in his 2014 report The Heal
Feb 16, 2017 Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 16, 2017 17:05
Both the government and the national tobacco control organizations have largely abandoned the fight against the tobacco industry and smoking, and instead have dedicated themselves to seeking funding for research or policy that makes little or no further c
Feb 11, 2014 BU Bridge (Boston University)
added May 28, 2014 12:09
Experts commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the report here at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 2014 celebrated the progress that has been made, but emphasized that much remains to be done. "Tobacco is the largest preventable ca
Apr 14, 2014 Medical Tribune
added Apr 14, 2014 20:10