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01 Oct Posted by in blog | Comments

Smoking | The Quit-Smoking Buzz: Smoking in Films on the Rise in 2011

Smoking in Movies Increases in 2011, Reverses Five Years of Progress Via Healthcanal.com    27/09/2012 21:38:00  By Elizabeth Fernandez  “More Onscreen Tobacco Use in Top Box Office Films Aimed at Young Viewers.  Top-grossing movies, 2011, that delivered 100 million or more tobacco impressions to… …Call for Policy to Ensure Tobacco-Free Movies for Kids.” To read this […]

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24 Aug Posted by in blog | Comments

Smoking | The Quit-Smoking Buzz: FDA Shares Helpful Tips About How To Talk To Kids About Tobacco Use.

The FDA has eight tips that may help you talk with youth about tobacco. “Eight Tips for Talking with Youth about Tobacco – August 20, 2012 Parenting is one of the most gratifying jobs out there. But it is also one of the toughest, especially when it comes to having discussions about important issues like tobacco […]

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23 Aug Posted by in blog | Comments

Smoking | The Quit-Smoking-Buzz – Study Shows that More African American Youth are Starting to Smoke Mini Cigars

 Study: More Black Kids Smoking Cigars Via Denise Stewart, BlackAmericaWeb.com 8/21/2012 McGoldrick said urban teens are being attracted more to the sweet, cheap cigars.   Photo via BlackAmericaWeb.com   “McGoldrick said urban teens are being attracted more to the sweet, cheap cigars.   Black teens are not smoking cigarettes as much as they used to, […]

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22 Aug Posted by in blog | Comments

Smoking| The Quit-Smoking Buzz: Tobacco Use Still Growing in Developing World.

Where ‘Smoke-Free’ Isn’t the Norm: Global Tobacco Use Booms in Developing World The British medical journal The Lancet studied 14 developing nations and found that nearly half of men and 11 percent of women in those countries use tobacco, mostly smoke products. Jeffrey Brown talks to State University of New York at Buffalo’s Gary Giovino […]

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25 Jul Posted by in blog | Comments

Smoking| The Quit-Smoking Buzz: Could a $10 investment in our health save the US $16 billion a year?

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, recently shared findings from an initiative that was focused on assessing the best way to prevent chronic disease along with doing so while saving tax payers money.   They stated in their article that…”An investment of $10 per person per year in proven community-based programs to increase physical activity, improve nutrition and […]

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