|Family Programs Can Help Keep Kids From Smoking
||A review of research on smoking prevention programs has turned up several family-based initiatives that helped keep children from becoming smokers.
|Increased Dose Of Truth(R) Youth-Smoking Prevention Campaign Coming To A Town Near You
||Today the American
Legacy Foundation(R) announced that it will deliver its successful truth(R)
youth smoking prevention message to more youth across the country over the
next three years. Through a .6 million matching grant from the U.S.
|Minister Clement Announces Expansion Of Hospital-Based Smoking Cessation Programs, Canada
||To mark National Non-Smoking Week, the Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Health, announced today that Canada's New Government will contribute 8,000 to support the expansion of smoking cessation programs for smokers admitted to hospital. The ho
|National Non-Smoking Week, Canada
||This year marks the 30th anniversary of National Non-Smoking Week. This year's theme is I Quit For... an invitation to individual smokers to choose quitting smoking.
|Pennsylvania Governor's Smoke-free Plan Could Be Popular With Public, Poll Suggests
||Just days before
Governor Edward Rendell announced his support for smoke-free environments
as part of his statewide health care reform plan, a poll of Pennsylvanians
conducted by the Institute for Good Medicine at the Pennsylvania Medical
|Genetic Signs Of Lung Cancer Detected In A Patient's Sputum By Simple Diagnostic Test
DNA coughed up along with phlegm could point to lung cancer, say researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine who are developing an inexpensive and non-invasive gene probe to help diagnose early stage lung cancer in current and former smo
|Reanalysis Of Cigarettes Confirms Tobacco Companies Increased Addictive Nicotine 11 Percent
A reanalysis of nicotine yield from major brand name cigarettes sold in Massachusetts from 1997 to 2005 has confirmed that manufacturers have steadily increased the levels of this agent in cigarettes. This independent analysis, based on data submitted to
|Nicotine In American Cigarettes Up By 11 Per Cent
New research shows that the level of nicotine in major brands of American cigarettes has gone up by 11 per cent in the period 1998 to 2005.
The research was conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and a report is published on their
|South Asians Have Higher Levels Of Heart Attack Risk Factors At Younger Ages
People who are native to South Asia experience heart attacks at a younger age because of greater levels of heart attack risk factors such as smoking and diabetes at a younger age, according to a study in the January 17 issue of JAMA.
|American Legacy Foundation(R)-Funded Study Says Increased Nicotine Levels Appear In Cigarettes Popular With American Youth
||New research confirms
that the levels of the addictive agent nicotine have increased in
cigarettes since 1997, just one year before Big Tobacco reached a Master
Settlement Agreement with 46 states and five U.S. territories. A portion of
the MSA r
|Review Study Finds Association Between Tobacco Smoking And Increased Risk Of Tuberculosis
||Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that causes an estimated 2 million deaths each year. The majority of those deaths occur in developing countries, home to more than 900 million of the world's 1.1 billion smokers. In addition, about half of t