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[Colorado] ORRILL: Programs wage war against tobacco in Chaffee County

Today’s report gives us stark figures and a stern warning. We must take immediate and bold action to protect the lives of everyone in Colorado, especially our children. New findings in this report conclude that smoking causes rheumatoid arthritis and imm
Salida (CO) Mountain Mail
added Nov 10, 2014 23:41

DiBACCO: When the 'the hunt for Ebola' paused for a smoke

The CDC continues to beat the dead horse of cigarettes, making it unprepared for real medical emergencies. It actually makes light of the diminishing number of smokers by ignoring or skewing statistics so as to give it a continuing lease on the subject.
Washington Times
added Oct 26, 2014 19:36

The MaddowBlog: GOP blames Obama for obstruction on Surgeon General

Congressional Republicans seem to agree that it’s in the nation’s interests to have a Surgeon General, but they don’t want to take responsibility for derailing a qualified nominee. On the contrary, they now seem eager to blame President Obama for their k
added Oct 21, 2014 11:13

JONES: The Smoking Ebola Gun: Rand Paul’s Senate Hold Is Why The Nation Has No Surgeon General

The Republican obstruction strategy of “stall and block” is coming back to haunt Republicans in many ways, not the least of which is the country’s realization that we have no Surgeon General as we face the Ebola crisis.
Grand Island (NE) Independent
added Oct 19, 2014 11:35

GLANTZ: Nicotine is not caffeine

E-cigarette enthusiasts are now routinely saying that the effects of nicotine are no more bothersome than caffeine (for example, Peter Hajeck and John Britton on BBC). They (and the media quoting them) should read Chapter 5 "Nicotine" of the 2014 Surge
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 8, 2014 04:44

#20Million Memorial

Fifty years ago, the U.S. Surgeon General released the first report ...This online memorial honors those #20million people – spouses, mothers, fathers, children, sisters, brothers, friends, – who we have lost. View their stories below and honor your love
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Oct 7, 2014 11:32

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

2014 Surgeon General's Report: The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress

Complete Report (by section) / Download the Complete Report Adobe PDF file / Executive Summary / Supplement and Errata
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Sep 25, 2014 11:55

CHAPMAN: Quitting unassisted: the 50-year research neglect of a major public health phenomenon (PDF)

The key may therefore be to focus on motivating more smokers to try to quit and to try to quit more frequently, regardless of whether these quit attempts are assisted or unassisted....Smoking cessation, in looking to its future, should not forget the ever
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Sep 17, 2014 16:40

FELDMAN: Creative ideas to reduce menace of tobacco

Tragically, 20 million Americans have died from tobacco use over the last 50 years; 43 million Americans continue to smoke...Here are some of the endgame strategies suggested by the surgeon general and others in the medical and public health communities:
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Sep 16, 2014 03:30
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