Tobacco News- September 25, 2014

Study Raises Doubts About E-Cigarettes’ Role in Helping Cancer Patients Quit Smoking

“A new study raises doubts about the usefulness of e-cigarettes in helping cancer patients quit smoking.” More…

Dr. Manny: Are E-Cigarettes Safe During Pregnancy?

“As an OB-GYN, I get this question constantly. Especially from women who want to quit smoking during pregnancy, or who smoked in the past and may want to try e-cigarettes as a way to get the nicotine fix they still crave.” More…

Lung Cancer Infographic

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in Wisconsin. Check out the WI CCC Program’s new infographic that highlights information about lung cancer. The infographic can be used as an education tool by individuals interested in cancer issues, community members, and public health and medical professionals to communicate the burden of cancer in our state and highlight prevention strategies. Download infographic here (.pdf).

Upcoming Candidate Forums

Learn what candidates think about the issues of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Obesity at two forum coming soon.  One in WI Rapids on Sept. 25 and one in Wausau on Oct. 23rd.  Both start with a reception at 4:30pm and the forum starting at 5:00pm.  The time is designed to allow participants to stop after work and be home by 7:00 for family time.  Check out the flyers for details: Wood County Candidate Forum Flyer (.pdf) / Marathon County Candidate Forum Flyer (.pdf)