Posts tagged "tobacco"

Dec. 11 news: Superbugs, state tobacco settlements, U.S. health rankings, raw milk

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014.
The Nation's Health (Storify): APHA calls for a smoke-free Big Easy

The Nation’s Health (Storify): APHA calls for a smoke-free Big Easy

Check out why APHA is calling for a smoke-free New Orleans in a Storify recap from The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.
William Shrank, CVS Health: ‘Public health becoming a more valued commodity in the private sector’

William Shrank, CVS Health: ‘Public health becoming a more valued commodity in the private sector’

CVS Health's William Shrank, MD, spoke with APHA's Public Health Newswire about the company's decision to prioritize public health.
APHA, CVS Health tobacco symposium: Can private businesses put public health first?

APHA, CVS Health tobacco symposium: Can private businesses put public health first?

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.
The Nation's Health: 4 reasons why all pharmacies should ditch tobacco

The Nation’s Health: 4 reasons why all pharmacies should ditch tobacco

Check out four reasons why all pharmacies should ditch tobacco in this Storify recap from The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.

Sept. 5 news: Melanoma drug, adult obesity, smoke-free buildings

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, Sept. 5, 2014.
Truth campaign inspires youth to 'finish' smoking

Truth campaign inspires youth to ‘finish’ smoking

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.

Aug. 8 news: WHO on Ebola, luxury cigars, red meat allergy

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, Aug. 8, 2014.
APHA supports Sen. Durbin provision to end tobacco discounts at DoD

APHA supports Sen. Durbin provision to end tobacco discounts at DoD

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.”
CDC releases latest anti-tobacco ‘Tips’ ads

CDC releases latest anti-tobacco ‘Tips’ ads

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.
Congress ‘ashamed’ of e-cigarette advertising toward youth

Congress ‘ashamed’ of e-cigarette advertising toward youth

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?
Big US cities join forces to limit e-cigarette use

Big US cities join forces to limit e-cigarette use

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.