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Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young Adults

Posted on: March 28th, 2012 by Glenn

Recently, Surgeon General, Dr. Regina Benjamin released a new report titled, Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults.  The report states, “For every tobacco-related death two new young people under the age of 26 become regular smokers”. You can view the report on the surgeon generals website (surgeongeneral.gov) or you can view the executive Read the Rest…

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HHS announces launch of Million Hearts Campaign

Posted on: December 5th, 2011 by Glenn

On September 13th the Department of Health and Human Services announced the launch of a new campaign to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes in the next five years.  In regard to tobacco cessation, their goal is to see four million fewer Americans smoking by 2017. The campaign, being led by the Centers for Read the Rest…

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