Items Tagged ‘Nicotine Dependence Center’

May 12, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   BBC News From Cotton Picker to Brain Surgeon Dr Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa […]

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Tags: 3D printing, A.L.S., AACC, ABC 6 Philadelphia, Abdereen News, AccuWeather, ADHD, Ambient Clinical Analytics, AOL, Arizona Republic, AZ Big Media, Banner Health

January 17, 2013

Minn. Receives Two Failing Grades in ‘State of Tobacco Control’ Report

By Logan Lafferty

Minnesota received two failing grades in the American Lung Association’s “State of Tobacco Control,” an annual report that tracks policies related to tobacco and tobacco prevention at the state and federal level… Pat McKone, director for tobacco control programs and policy at the American Lung Association in Minnesota, will join the discussion along with Dr. Richard Hurt, […]

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Tags: American Lung Association, Dr. Richard Hurt, MPR, Nicotine Dependence Center, Pat McKone, State of Tobacco Control, tobacco

March 1, 2012

Hooked on hookah: Popularity of tobacco alternative brings warning from health experts


Medo Alotaibi smokes tobacco using a hookah, or water pipe, several days a week, usually two hours at a time, to relax, relieve stress and socialize with fellow UND aviation students from Saudi Arabia…Health risks To use a hookah, smokers place burning charcoal on pierced foil above the tobacco and smoke is pulled through the […]

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Tags: hookah, Medo Alotaibi, more harmful than cigarettes, Nicotine Dependence Center, Richard Hurt, Saudi Arabia, UND

January 19, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Summary


January 19, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, american heart association, Bill Clinton, Cholera, Dr. John Wilson, Dr. Michael Stuart, Dr. Raymond Gibbons, Dr. Richard Hurt, Dr. Ron Petersen, Dr. Victor Montori, Dr. Yogish Kudva

October 16, 2009

U.S. Report Links Smoking Bans and Heart Health

By Kelley Luckstein

Smoking, bans in places like restaurants, offices and public buildings reduce cases of heart attacks and heart disease, according to a report released Thursday by a federally commissioned panel of scientists.   The report, issued by the Institute of Medicine, concluded that exposure to secondhand smoke significantly increased the risk of having a heart attack […]

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Tags: Nicotine Dependence Center, smoking

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