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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

Sen. Murkowski Lifts 'Frankenfish' Hold On FDA Chief Nominee ($$)

The pile of holds on the confirmation of Dr. Robert M. Califf to head the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was reduced slightly on Thursday, when Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said she was lifting her hold because her concerns regarding labeling for gen
added Feb 12, 2016 15:48

warner series: a conversation with the u.s. surgeon general

Truth Initiative will be hosting U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy for an engaging conversation about our nation's health. Dr. Murthy firmly believes that our nation's greatest asset has always been its people.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 9, 2016 18:22

‘Smoking and Health’ report issued by Surgeon General

Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 11, 1964, U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry issued "Smoking and Health," a report which concluded that "cigarette smoking contributes substantially to mortality from certain specific diseases and to the overall dea
Marquette (MI) Mining Journal
added Jan 11, 2016 21:34

STAMATO: Big Tobacco, trade and the legal assault on foreign nations

How in good conscience can we help Big T fight the efforts of nations to limit smoking and tobacco sales? Big Tobacco will not go away. This is an industry that has declared war on those trying to protect the public's health. Every progressive step we c
added Oct 20, 2015 09:32

[Connecticut] The Ongoing Battle Against Tobacco

Vivek Murthy made an appearance Thursday morning at Gateway Community College...applauded New Haven for their effective efforts on combatting tobacco through the city’s construction of a three-part plan to help eradicate the use of tobacco products throug
The Charger Bulletin (University of New Haven)
added Sep 23, 2015 19:18

[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

[Minnesota] CARMONA: Proposed ban on flavored tobacco in Minneapolis is counterproductive

to ban sales of flavored electronic cigarettes in convenience stores is contrary to the principles of good public health policy, ignores scientific evidence and could have the unintended consequence of keeping current smokers smoking — and dying.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jul 2, 2015 20:42
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