Items Tagged ‘tobacco’

June 28, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

    June 28, 2013 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. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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Tags: ABC News, AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Ahram Online, Arizona, Athletes' Performance, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Austin Daily Herald, Breast Cancer, California Cancer Registry, Cardiology, cigarettes, destination medical center


June 7, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

    June 7, 2013 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. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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Tags: : ABC News Radio, alcohol, Amy Olson, Biomedicine, BringMeTheNews, Business Standard, Cancer, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, chronic disease, Closing Bell, CMS, CNBC


April 22, 2013

Study: Hookah no safer than cigarettes, just differently dangerous

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Doctors are trying to dissuade folks of that notion. “The tobacco is no less toxic in a hookah pipe,” according to the Mayo Clinic, “and the water in the hookah does not filter out the toxic ingredients in the tobacco smoke. Hookah smokers may actually inhale more tobacco smoke than cigarette smokers do.”   LA […]

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Tags: harmful effects of hookah, hookah, LA Times, tobacco


January 17, 2013

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

By Logan Lafferty 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


January 8, 2013

Indonesia: The Tobacco Industry’s “Disneyland”

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Arif Hidayat still feels a measure of guilt. As a vendor of cigarettes on an impoverished back street in the Indonesian city of Bogor, Hidayat says he realized most of his buyers were men who could barely afford to feed their families…”Because Indonesians are Islamic, alcohol is less of a curse than in many countries,” […]

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Tags: CMAJ, Dr. Richard Hurt, Indonesia, international tobacco companies, Nicotine Dependence Research Program, tobacco


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