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    American Lung Association 2016 State of Tobacco Control report

    The American Lung Association has just released its annual 2016 State of Tobacco Control report, which grades the state and federal government on key tobacco control policies, including Access to Cessation Services. In Arkansas, the report calls for the following three actions to be taken by our elected officials to reduce tobacco use and exposure […]

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    American Cancer Society Launches Interactive Cancer Statistics Website

    American Cancer Society Launches Interactive Cancer Statistics Website January 2016 The American Cancer Society has launched a new web tool to make it easier for reporters, the public, and those involved in the cancer fight to find and share cancer statistics.​ Check it out at CancerStatisticsCenter.cancer.org It uses data from the Society’s annual Cancer Facts & Figures report […]

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    TIPS FOR PREVENTION

    TIPS FOR PREVENTION Created by the American Institute for Cancer Research, National Cancer Prevention Month focuses on promoting healthy behaviors to reduced cancer incidence in the United States. AICR estimates that approximately one-third of cases of the most common cancers in the U.S. could be prevented by eating healthy, being active, and staying lean.That’s an estimated 374,000 cases […]

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    Tips From Former Smokers- Becky’s Story

    Becky started smoking cigarettes in 1976 as an exchange student when she was living with a host family in Germany during her junior year of high school. Becky smoked to fit in with her host family members and her friends. Over time, she discovered she had trouble quitting. At age 45, Becky was diagnosed with […]

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