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[Hawaii] EDITORIAL: Not good news for smokers

Fewer people smoke today, but 30 reports later the surgeon general’s findings about smoking remain grim. Among those cited in last year’s report on “You don’t have to be a heavy smoker or a long-time smoker to get a smoking-related d
Maui News
added Nov 4, 2016 19:53

Facing Addiction to Co-Host National Summit with U.S. Surgeon General to Mark the Release of the Historic First-Ever Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health

"Facing Addiction in America - A National Summit" to Take Place On Paramount Lot in Los Angeles November 17 and Include Thought Leaders, Newsmakers and Celebrities... a report being compared to, in importance and long-term impact, the 1964 Surgeon Genera
PR Newswire
added Nov 3, 2016 21:14

Surgeon General's Warnings Turn 50; Cigarettes Still Killing Oklahomans

But while Oklahoma's Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust can point to some progress made in reversing the widespread use of tobacco in the state, Oklahoma still ranks among the worst states in the nation for smoking. According to the state health departme
Lawton (OK) Constitution
added Oct 28, 2016 15:55

[Texas] Officials: Secondhand smoke still a concern

Monday marked the 10-year anniversary of the U.S. Surgeon General's report on the potentially hazardous effects of secondhand smoke....Abilene adopted a smoking ordinance following a November 2006 election to determine whether voters supported a smoking
Abilene (TX) Reporter-News
added Jun 28, 2016 15:57

BALL: Congratulations, Elizabeth Drew

my friend Elizabeth Drew was inducted into Hall of Fame of the Society of Professional Journalists...Elizabeth reported that while Congress was patting itself on the back and claiming to have acted on the Surgeon General's landmark report on the health ef
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jan 12, 2017 06:14

Chewing tobacco use still high among airmen, surgeon general says

The Air Force has seen “solid progress on reducing smoking pretty significantly among airmen,” but is still seeing high usage of smokeless tobacco...Surgeon General of the Air Force Lt. Gen. Dr. Mark Ediger said that troops are still using chewing tobacco
Air Force Times
added Jun 9, 2016 14:43

Will photos of rotting lungs do what the Surgeon General couldn’t?

Based on a month-long clinical survey conducted among 1,901 adult smokers, professors at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health say that affixing pictures on cigarette packs to illustrate the dangers of smoking increases attempts by smokers to q
CBS MarketWatch
added Jun 8, 2016 18:01

Which Gets More People To Quit Smoking, Graphic Images On Cigarette Packs Or The Surgeon General's Warning?

A picture is worth a thousand words, but does a pictorial warning carry more weight than a verbal warning? When it comes to health warnings on cigarette packages, graphic images speak volumes, say University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers.
Medical Daily
added Jun 6, 2016 18:27

AGNEW: When science, politics collide, look who wins

After Carmona resigned in disgust, Rep. Henry Waxman sponsored a bill to make the office independent. As you might expect, his bill was assigned to a subcommittee and disappeared. Waxman had opposed so many special interest groups that he couldn't get a r
Ft. Myers (FL) News-Press
added May 5, 2016 15:56

warner series: surgeon general challenges youth to #finishit

Murthy, who spoke with moderator USA Today medical reporter Liz Szabo on February 25 at the Newseum as part of Truth Initiative’s Warner Series, challenged youth to drive smoking rates down to zero. In a wide-ranging discussion that touched on the meri
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 27, 2016 17:08
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