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Smoking and Tobacco Products Infographic

Smoking and Tobacco Products Infographic

Posted by on Apr 21, 2014 in Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Coronary artery disease, Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension, Infertility, Lung cancer, Melanoma, Prostate cancer, Stroke | 0 comments

Smoking and Tobacco Products Sales in the News According to a review of the history of tobacco control in the US, by the CDC, the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) in 1950, provided the first evidential link of smoking to cancers and other diseases. It took 40 years for the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)...

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Yosemite Sam-osis: Behavioral Change Revisited

Yosemite Sam-osis: Behavioral Change Revisited

Posted by on Nov 20, 2013 in Blog | 1 comment

Take a minute, watch beginning of this video (sorry, only available for US viewers)! http://youtu.be/nMxIKS-z4Go The first time I heard Yosemite Sam’s song I laughed out loud.  I love Yosemite’s dance and the pride he exudes in “sticking to his guns.” Then while at the Symposium for Connected Health 2013, I found myself thinking of this song. ...

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First hand, second hand, third hand: With Cigarette Smoke No Hand Is Safe

First hand, second hand, third hand:  With Cigarette Smoke No Hand Is Safe

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in Blog | 4 comments

Almost 10 years ago, secondhand smoke was determined to be a Group A carcinogen by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  Since then evidence has grown supporting this classification. The reasoning is based on the content of secondhand smoke (SHS).  SHS is a mixture of fine particles and over 50 chemicals that are known or probable cancer causing...

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