News tagged with smoking campaign
Cancer sufferer Dietmar Erlacher's lonely anti-smoking campaign in Austria, one of Europe's last bastions of the habit, has won him insults, enemies and even several assaults.
Health Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—The prevalence of smoking and the implementation of combined interventions to reduce smoking vary between states, according to a report published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...
Health Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Even though proven anti-smoking strategies exist, more than 440,000 Americans still die each year from cigarette smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke, federal health officials said Friday.
Health Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Arguing that obesity "may be the most difficult and elusive public health problem the United States has ever encountered" and that anti-obesity efforts having made little discernible difference, Daniel Callahan, co-founder ...
Overweight and Obesity Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Vietnam has passed a law banning smoking in public places and all tobacco advertising, an official said Tuesday.
Health Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Anti-tobacco television advertising helps reduce adult smoking, according to a study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago's Institute for Health Research and Policy -- but some ads may be more effective ...
Addiction Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- More than twice as many people called a toll-free number to help them quit smoking a week after the launch of a $54 million ad campaign that shows graphic images of diseased smokers, federal health officials said ...
Health Mar 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Tobacco taxes and smoking bans haven't budged the U.S. smoking rate in years. Now the government is trying to shock smokers into quitting with a graphic nationwide advertising campaign.
Health Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- More work needs to be done to keep young Americans from using tobacco, including creating smoking bans and increasing taxes on tobacco products, the U.S. Surgeon General's office said in a report ...
Health Mar 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
While African-American smokers are less likely to receive quitting advice from their doctors or use quit aids, media campaigns that offer positive encouragement can have an impact on getting them to quit, finds a new study.
Health Apr 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0