Posts tagged "smoking"

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

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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?
Acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak: The past, present and future of tobacco

Acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak: The past, present and future of tobacco

Imagine a world in which more than half of all adults smoked. Worse, imagine a world in which you were constantly forced to breathe in the proven-deadly chemicals released by tobacco products.
50th anniversary of Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health calls for further action

50th anniversary of Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health calls for further action

Since 1964 we've seen major reductions in tobacco-related death, but public health groups meeting Thursday delivered a clear message: We must do more.

Jan. 9 news: Smoking in China, slowing health costs, kids and dental insurance

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Jan. 8 news: Heavy drinking Americans, teen lack of physical activity, impact of cutting SNAP

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014.

Dec. 30 news: China smoking, Healthcare.gov enrollment improvement, Colorado marijuana

Check out the latest in public health news for Monday, December 30, 2013.

Nov. 20 news: Children now slower runners, World Toilet Day, NYC tobacco ban

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013.

Oct. 14 news: BPA and miscarriages, New York smoking ban, health research and shutdown

Check out the latest in public health news for Monday, Oct. 14, 2013.