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
The Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Georgia Tobacco Use and Prevention Program (GTUPP) held the Tobacco-Free Colleges & Universities Summit on Sept. 19 in Athens, Georgia.
All 31 of Georgia’s public colleges and universities are going 100% tobacco-free on October 1, as the result of a policy passed this year by the Board of Regents.
Tobacco use is the leading cause of premature and preventable death, responsible for 480,000 deaths a year in the United States.