CVS Health's William Shrank, MD, spoke with APHA's Public Health Newswire about the company's decision to prioritize public health.
CVS Health took a financial risk when it stopped tobacco sales in its 7,700 stores, foregoing $2 billion of annual revenue to do so.
Check out four reasons why all pharmacies should ditch tobacco in this Storify recap from The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.
Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, Sept. 5, 2014.
With youth smoking rates at their lowest level in 22 years, Legacy has launched the latest installment of the “truth” smoking prevention campaign to inspire youth to “finish it” once and for all by making tobacco use a thing of the past.
Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, Aug. 8, 2014.
Should tobacco use be encouraged for members of the U.S. military through reduced prices? While the Department of Defense debates the question this week, APHA and other anti-tobacco advocates say, “No.”
Amanda, a 30-year-old who smoked during pregnancy, gave birth two months early to a baby girl who had to spend weeks in an incubator.
The impact of e-cigarettes, debated yesterday in Washington, D.C., by the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee, boils down to one highly controversial question: Will their usage positively or negatively impact the nation’s overall health?
Noting the dangerous potential for nicotine addiction posed by e-cigarettes, the nation’s largest city health leaders are doing all they can to slow the sales of these emerging tobacco-related products.
FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg spoke to Public Health Newswire about National Public Health Week, current FDA goals and how the U.S. can become the healthiest nation in one generation.
Health advocates praised CVS's decision to stop tobacco sales, and through letters and an APHA petition urge others to follow suit.