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2010-11-17 12:30:00

New study shows every state dollar spent on tobacco prevention saved five dollars in health care costs OLYMPIA, Wash., Nov.

2010-11-17 09:00:00

Campaign will highlight nation's deadliest form of cancer TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tobacco Free Florida is re-launching its campaign in the month of November to coincide with Lung Cancer Awareness Month and to highlight the impact of lung cancer on society.

2010-11-16 12:27:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Washington State Department of Health: WHO: Secretary of Health Mary Selecky Dr. Cheryl Healton, president and chief executive officer, Legacy Foundation Dr.

2010-06-10 13:47:00

TRENTON, N.J., June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Jersey is poised to rank 50th out of the 50 states in state funding for tobacco control programs, said state public health leaders at a Trenton press conference today.

2010-05-21 14:04:42

In a study published May 20 in the journal Addiction, researchers have determined that treatment for smoking dependence is as effective among people with severe mental illnesses as it is for the general population.

2010-05-20 10:00:00

DENVER, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "I will never smoke." "Thank you. I will quit smoking." These are just two of the many comments made by visitors to BODY WORLDS & The Story of the Heart at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

2010-02-24 10:33:00

Partnership Will Support State Resources to Help Smokers BECOME AN EX(R) ALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Health Commissioner Richard F.

2010-01-21 13:46:00

Governor Rendell Proclaims January 24-30 as 'Determined To Quit' Week HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Health will provide free nicotine patches to help Pennsylvanians who are trying to quit tobacco starting Monday, Jan. 25.

2010-01-07 19:02:04

Smokers who received gain-framed messaging from quitline specialists (i.e., stressing the benefits of quitting) had slightly better cessation outcomes than those who received standard-care messaging (i.e., potential losses from smoking and benefits of quitting).

2009-12-29 05:00:00

Health gurus say recommit each Monday until the habit is gone for good. NEW YORK, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On January 1st millions of Americans will resolve to quit smoking -- again. Yet many will resume their addiction by Groundhog's Day.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.