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Smoking Prevention

More Proof That Flavored Tobacco Products Appeal To Teens

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.28.2015 | Healthy Living

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - A survey of teen smokers has added more evidence that flavored tobacco products are particularly attractive to peo...

5 Ways Parents Can Help Stop Their Kids From Smoking

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 02.04.2013 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

For every person who dies from smoking -- about 1,200 a day -- two youths or young adults become smokers. Ninety percent of these "replacement" smokers have their first cigarette before they are 18 years old. One of them could be your kid.

Jason Cherkis

Up In Smoke: Romney Spiked Massachusetts' Model Anti-Smoking Program | Jason Cherkis | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the mid 1980s, Massachusetts Department of Public Health official Gregory Connolly began a seemingly hopeless campaign to end smoking...

Chicago Group Awards Grants To Smoke-Free Apartments

Posted 09.11.2011 | Chicago

After calling for increased smoke-free housing options in the city, the Chicago Tobacco Prevention Project has awarded grants to several housing group...