Some came to run, others to walk. Many arrived to cheer. But it was clear that everyone involved in the Kick Butts 5K in Holly Springs, Georgia last Saturday was there to win the race against tobacco-related illness.
Blog: Tobacco use
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is proud to celebrate 101 schools in Georgia that have made a commitment to maintain a healthier educational environment by fully implementing a tobacco-free policy.
This upcoming Saturday marks the last day of American Heart Month this February.
In a recent announcement from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office of Smoking and Health, Rosemary V.
Every Jan. 1, people all over the world make New Year's resolutions. If you're one of the nearly 7 out of 10 current U.S. smokers who want to quit, why not get started today?
For many years, the effects of tobacco use have incited significant health and economic burdens throughout Georgia.
Last week, the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) joined the American Cancer Society in celebrating the Great American Smokeout (GASO) and helping Georgians find support in kicking their tobacco habit for good. Held every third Thursday in Nove
Thursday, Nov. 20 will mark the Great American Smokeout. Recognized on the third Thursday of November, this annual observance encourages smokers to use this date to make a plan to quit or plan in advance to quit smoking that day.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) joined the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) in promoting events during last week’s kick-off for Red Ribbon Week, a national week to recognize national efforts a