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America's 50 Healthiest Counties for Kids

Another pride point: In 2009, Howard became the first county in the nation to ban minors from tanning beds. “We had to fight ... New Jersey. Maybe the urge to start a new book hits at midnight, or may... read more

How quickly does lung cancer develop for smokers?

On Wednesdays, it's Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer at the American Cancer Society ... There are significant benefits to smoking cessation. Most tobacco-related disease can be prevented if one ... read more

Cancer Society: Pa., N.J. fall short on tobacco control

Prevent it ... noted that last month, New Jersey became only the third state in the nation to raise to 21 the age at which smoking materials can be bought. Yet when it comes to funding tobacco prevent... read more

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New Jersey becomes 3rd state to raise smoking age to 21

Chris Christie signed a law Friday making New Jersey the third state to raise its smoking age to 21. Christie cited the strain ... more time to develop a maturity and better understanding of how dange... read more


American Cancer Society gives New Jersey mixed reviews on treatment, prevention

In its annual review of state policies to prevent cancer ... in New Jersey’s state budget for tobacco-cessation programs is a step in the right direction, he said. “We certainly would be seeking more ... read more

Applying What We Know to Accelerate Cancer Prevention

Tobacco, obesity, and physical inactivity are the modifiable causes of cancer that generate the most disease. Cancer burden can be reduced ... could fight back by focusing on the rights of the smoker ... read more

‘Own your health’

smoking cessation, infertility, to help prevent neuropathy, prevent nausea, and reduce pain.” Finally, Debbie Besson, a nutritionist at Holy Name Hospital whose work is dedicated to the Cancer Center, ... read more

Bladder Cancer Risk Even Higher for Smokers Than Thought

"The best way to prevent bladder cancer is for people not to smoke," said study author Neal D. Freedman, an investigator at the National Cancer Institute. "Our study emphasizes the importance of preve... read more

A Sick Stigma

I’ve written umpteen thousand words about sunscreen, smoking cessation, and other cancer prevention efforts ... or obesity. Take New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, buffeted by speculation that his girth ... read more

New tobacco warnings from surgeon general

But as part of the Obama administration's campaign against smoking, the Surgeon General released a new report Thursday detailing how tobacco causes cancer ... effective actions we can take to improve ... read more

The case for and against tapping the tobacco fund to bolster state services

“Nobody can argue that TSET hasn’t had some impact on smoking or cigarettes ... Approved uses are: Research to prevent and treat cancer and other tobacco-related diseases. Tobacco prevention and cessa... read more

Indoor Tanning and the Myth of a Healthy Tan

In July 2014, the U.S. Surgeon General issued a first-time "Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer" that includes the ... may actually be addicted to indoor tanning – just like with smoking cigarettes, ... read more



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