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  • Study: Smoking Cessation Saves Lives -- and Money

    We all know helping smokers to quit saves lives, but new research provides hard evidence that states can reap favorable economic benefits by getting people to kick the habit. Released this week, the American Lung Association study provides a nationwide cost-benefit analysis that compares the costs to society of smoking with the economic benefits ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views (Weblog) on September 15, 2010
  • CDC: Smoking in Movies Still a Problem

    Smoking in films is getting mixed reviews, according to a new CDC report. The number of tobacco incidents (occurrences of tobacco use) in top-grossing movies peaked in 2005, then declined by approximately half through 2009, representing the first time a decline of that duration and magnitude has been observed. However, nearly half of popular ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views (Weblog) on August 24, 2010