Posts tagged "smoking"

Nov. 18 news – Anti-smoking in MA, motorcycle helmets, cooking at home

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014.

Study: Greater likelihood to smoke among young people who frequent bars

The same week that New Orleans introduces smoke-free legislation, research presented at APHA's Annual Meeting investigates young bar-goers' use of tobacco products. Read on to see what they found.

Nov. 4 news: CVS after no cigarettes, Naloxone to prevent overdose, Ebola in Sierra Leone

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014.

Oct. 21 news: Smoking costs, Ebola and the flu, USDA and poultry

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Oct. 14 news: Addressing Ebola in hospitals, families eating together, smoking-related ailments

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Sept. 25 news: Diabetes rates, cigarettes and alcohol, FDA on Ebola treatments

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014.

Aug. 20 news: N.C. health care, sleep habits, smoking cessation

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, August 20, 2014.

June 27 news: Ebola in Sierra Leone, alcohol and premature deaths, ban on smoking in NJ parks and beaches

Check out that latest in public health news for Friday, June 27, 2014.

March 5 news: Old insurance plans under ACA, high protein diets, school lunch vegetables

Check out the latest in public health news for March 5, 2014.

Jan. 27 news: Youth hospitalizations from gun injuries, ex-Marlboro man dies, flu research

Check out the latest in public health news for Monday, Jan. 27, 2014.
Public health leaders urge stronger tobacco control with debut of new surgeon general’s report

Public health leaders urge stronger tobacco control with debut of new surgeon general’s report

With the release of the surgeon general's new report on smoking, public health leaders urge stronger tobacco control.
E-cigarettes: ‘The jury’s still out’

E-cigarettes: ‘The jury’s still out’

The rise in use of electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, has emerged as one of public health’s more controversial trends. Do these battery-powered devices lead to nicotine addiction and other health risks, or do they hold value as a tool for smoking cessation?