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[California] AACR Releases Tobacco Report

Zeller, the director of the Center for Tobacco Products of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), said during a press conference held today here at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) meeting in San Diego, California. To this end, the AA
The Scientist
added Apr 7, 2014 15:32

Tobacco Control Since the 1964 Surgeon General's Report: Reflecting Back and Looking Forward

population-level tobacco cessation has also massively reduced potential healthcare expenses, while preserving the economic productivity of those who quit smoking in response to the Surgeon General’s report and/or the societal norm changes and policy initi
Oncology News (
added Mar 25, 2014 07:05

VIDEO: Blowing Smoke: The Lost Legacy of the Surgeon General's Report / Alan Blum, MD

, a film by Alan Blum, MD, chronicles the fear, foot-dragging, and squandering of funds on the part of public health agencies, universities, and organized medicine alike in ending the smoking pandemic.
You Tube
added Jan 21, 2014 07:46

[Pennsylvania] 50 years after Surgeon General's warning, smoke still clearing

“It was a complete reversal, but sometimes you have to change,” said Joyce, an ex-smoker who owns the Carlton Restaurant, Downtown. ... The United States remains home to 42 million smokers. “I feel it's my right to smoke,” said Vance Borio, 46, of Allen
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Jan 20, 2014 01:31

Jury is out on health effects of e-cigarettes

"My big question with e-cigarettes is whether it puts youth on a pathway to smoking," said acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak, who will join other U.S. health officials Friday at the White House to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the surgeon gener
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 17, 2014 05:32

Oklahoma looks back at 50 years of fighting cigarette use

The headline on the front page of The Sunday Oklahoman read “Cigarets: They Can Kill You.” It was amid news about cold weather, a shark attack in California ... Shoemaker started smoking at 9, enjoying Winston cigarettes with the older kids who lived a
The Oklahoman
added Jan 13, 2014 07:02

[USA] Good News, Bad News on Tobacco Control and Smokers

The JAMA issue also has 3 accompanying viewpoint articles on tobacco. Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, points out 2 "important and concerning surprises" about tobacco control: rese
Medical Tribune
added Jan 8, 2014 06:05


He was the first public official to state categorically that second-hand smoke causes cancer. Tobacco companies—and Jesse Helms, their biggest congressional ally—could hardly believe Koop’s treachery.
The New Yorker blogs
added Feb 28, 2013 11:21

[New York] CARMONA: E-cigarette hysteria is hazardous to your health

PHE concluded electronic-cigarette use is likely to be around 95 percent less harmful to health than smoking.... The time has come for such responsible companies within this industry (with one of whom I am now affiliated), and the government and public he
New York Post
added Sep 22, 2015 21:13

FELDMAN: Tobacco use: Options for an endgame strategy

Here are some of the endgame strategies suggested by the Surgeon General and others in the medical/ public health community: • A nationally integrated and intensified program of proven strategies employed over the past half-century including adequately-
Muncie (IN) Star-Press
added Oct 4, 2014 20:42
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