Posts tagged "tobacco"

Feb. 15 news: Gun violence, teen vaping, flu tracker, Olympic norovirus

Check out today’s public health news on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018.

Feb. 1 news: Big pharma flu shot, India health care, Cape Town drought, CDC director

Check out today’s public health news on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018.

Jan. 31 news: CDC director resigns, State of the Union, WV opioid crisis, smoking

Check out today’s public health news on Wednesday, January 31, 2018.

Jan. 29 news: State of the Union, Foundation for a Smoke Free World opposed, 1918 flu, Medicaid

Check out today’s public health news on Monday, January 29, 2018.

Jan. 26 news: E-cigarette evaluation, flu heart attack risk, drug pricing, Medicaid work rules

Check out today’s public health news on Friday, January 26, 2018.

Nov. 21 news: Opioid prescription policy, big tobacco ads, concussion spit test, skin cancer rising

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017.

Smoking rates still high among low-income Americans

Despite progress in reducing rates of smoking in the U.S., low-income people continue to smoke at disproportionately high rates, according to this story reported in The Nation's Health.

August 9 news: Opioid death rates, global war on smoking, colorectal cancer screening

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.

Oct. 4 news: Shigellosis in Flint, tobacco smoke pollution, Zika vaccine

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016.
The Nation's Health: States, cities raising their minimum age for tobacco sales to 21

The Nation’s Health: States, cities raising their minimum age for tobacco sales to 21

Measures that can prevent potential smokers from lighting up are catching fire nationwide, such as reevaluating the age at which consumers can buy tobacco.

June 9 news: Toxic Substances Control Act approved, end of Ebola in Liberia, PTSD Awareness Month

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, June 9, 2016.
Today is World No Tobacco Day

Today is World No Tobacco Day

APHA champions efforts to help Americans live free of tobacco, the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. Today, we join World No Tobacco Day host World Health Organization in supporting this year’s theme, “Get ready for plain packaging.”