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CDC anti-smoking campaign having big impact


About 1.8 million smokers tried quitting – and about 104,000 succeeded – after watching a national anti-tobacco ad campaign from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2014, according to a study released Thursday in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease.

The CDC’s “Tips From Former Smokers” campaign, which started in 2012, is […]

American Heart Association receives $19.6 million grant

The American Heart Association will receive a five-year, $19.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Tobacco Regulatory Science program for research on the impact of tobacco on preventable diseases and death.

The American Heart Association’s Tobacco Regulation and Addiction Center will […]

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CDC anti-smoking campaign produced 150,000 additional calls, report says

An anti-smoking campaign from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention earlier this year generated more than 150,000 additional calls from people interested in quitting, according to a report in this week’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

The “Tips From Former Smokers” campaign also generated almost 2.8 million additional visitors to […]