Tobacco Free Southwest PA News

Adagio Health Second Annual Transforming Women's Health Symposium
September 24, 2019

Adagio Health welcomes Valerie Jarrett, former senior advisor to President Barack Obama and author of Finding My Voice to this relevant...

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New E-Cigarette Counter Marketing Campaign
June 17, 2019

The American Lung Association worked to develop an E-cigarette counter marketing campaign that was launched today for World No Tobacco Day.

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New incentives help pregnant women stop smoking
June 12, 2019

Very few women are likely unaware of the dangers of smoking while pregnant and the potential harm to their developing babies.

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Department of Health Launches Multimedia Campaign to Help Parents Prevent Children from Vaping
June 10, 2019

Most e-cigarettes, also known as e-cigs, e-hookahs, mods, vape pens, vapes or electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) contain nicotine..

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PA Health Department lauches campaign to help parents prevent children from vaping
June 10, 2019

Citing increases in the usage of e-cigarettes among young people, the Pennsylvania Department of Health on Monday announced a campaign to...

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Pennsylvania 2018 LGBT Health Needs Assessment
September 28, 2018

The Pennsylvania Department of Health recently partnered with LGBT centers across the state to gather health and wellness information.

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New Commission on LGBTQ Affairs
August 7, 2018

Yesterday, Governor Tom Wolf announced that he will form the nation's first Commission on LGBTQ Affairs.

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Quiz: How dangerous is tobacco?
June 6, 2018

May 31st is World No Tobacco Day, with the spotlight turning to Tobacco and heart disease this year.

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High-nicotine dependent smokers less likely to quit after lung cancer screening
May 21, 2018

Lung cancer screenings that incorporate smoking cessation treatment hold the potential to impact smoking cessation in high-risk smokers.

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Hookahs Hooking Lots of Young Adults on Tobacco
May 17, 2018

While much attention has been paid to the dangers of e-cigarette use among teens, new research shows we should focus on hookahs.

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Medical Groups Urge Immediate FDA Action to Address Rising Youth Use of Juul E-Cigarettes
May 9, 2018

Public health and medical organizations urged the FDA to take immediate action to address the rise in teen use of Juul electronic cigarettes

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It's Time to Raise the Tobacco Purchasing age in Pa
May 8, 2018

This is a strong opportunity to prevent life-altering addictions by increasing the tobacco purchasing age from 18 to 21.

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The Southwestern Regional Tobacco Coalition is a multi-county effort created to address the diverse issue of tobacco use in the southwestern health district of Pennsylvania.

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