Tobacco News- January 23, 2014

Healthy Marathon County 2013 Annual Report to the Community

To view the highlights of the 2013 Annual Report, click here (.pdf).

Media Literacy Can Help Prevent Teens from Smoking

“Teaching teens to see through pro-tobacco messages in the media may be better at preventing youth smoking than just saying no, according to new research reported in Reuters Health.” More…

Coming a Long Way on Smoking, With a Way to Go

“Fifty years ago this month, Dr. Luther L. Terry issued the first “Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health,” which cited smoking as a cause of lung cancer in men.” More…

Surgeon General Report Links Smoking to More Diseases Including Diabetes, Arthritis

“A new report by the U.S. Surgeon General warns smoking is a causal factor in 10 diseases and conditions that were not previously definitively linked to cigarettes, including diabetes, arthritis, colorectal cancer and erectile dysfunction.” More…