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CDC Launches New Graphic Antismoking Ad Campaign
March 23, 2012 09:00 ET | Synaptic Digital a Definition 6 Company
Washington, D.C., March 23, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This week CDC launched a hard hitting ad campaign that shows the graphic realities of smoking.   In these ads, former smokers give...
LA County Residents Trying to Quit Smoking Can Get Free Nicotine Patches LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 16, 2012) - In an effort to further assist smokers attempting to quit smoking, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is providing a free four-week...
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American Heart Association Says CDC Tobacco Ads a Compelling Weapon in the Fight Against Smoking
March 15, 2012 12:31 ET | American Heart Association
WASHINGTON, March 15, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following comments on the new National Tobacco Education Campaign, unveiled today by the Centers...
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Body and Mind Influence Quitting Smoking After Stroke
November 03, 2011 16:00 ET | American Heart Association
Study Highlights: Quitting smoking after a stroke was more likely if the portion of the brain responsible for processing emotions was affected. Those who planned to stop smoking before...
Quit Smoking Using iPhone, iPod or iPad With Nicot
March 16, 2011 08:54 ET | GRAP
SAGUENAY, Quebec, March 16, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Smokers who attempt to quit smoking can now count on the help of a serious game on Apple. They can download to their iPod, iPad or iPhone the...
Smoke-Free Outdoor Dining Coming to City of Los Angeles
March 03, 2011 13:30 ET | Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - March 3, 2011) - Today the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health launched a campaign to inform the public about a new L.A. City ordinance prohibiting smokers...
Whether They Smoke or Not, Patients Say Lung Cancer Diagnosis Carries a Social Stigma
February 11, 2011 18:57 ET | Oncology Nursing Society
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Patients with lung cancer, whether they smoke or not, feel stigmatized because their disease is strongly associated with smoking, according to a study...
Surgeon General: There Is No "Safe" Amount of Smoking LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - December 10, 2010) - Los Angeles County public health officials today said a new U.S. Surgeon General's Report on the immediate harm caused by smoking and exposure to...
HHS Secretary Announces Launch of Unprecedented Anti-Smoking Effort in Los Angeles County
August 25, 2010 17:30 ET | Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - August 25, 2010) -  Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today joined Los Angeles County Supervisors Zev Yaroslavsky and Mark Ridley-Thomas and...
Federal Government Supports R-Rating for Movies With Smoking
August 19, 2010 17:39 ET | Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - August 19, 2010) -  Today the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) releases the Vol. 59 / No. 32 of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report...