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LOOKING FOR REAL PEOPLE TO APPEAR IN AN AD CAMPAIGN ABOUT THE HEALTH EFFECTS OF SMOKING

July 27, 2012 | By Rachael Moore

LOOKING FOR REAL PEOPLE TO APPEAR IN AN AD CAMPAIGN ABOUT THE HEALTH EFFECTS OF SMOKING—Pays $2,500! Do you have chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or diabetes? Have you had a heart attack or an asthma attack due to exposure to cigarette smoke? We are looking for people willing to share their stories about how smoking has […]

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Recruitment for CDC’s National Tobacco Education Campaign

July 27, 2012 | By Rachael Moore

The CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health is in the process of recruiting individuals to feature in our next national tobacco education campaign. This campaign will be very similar to our highly successful Tips From Former Smokers campaign and enable us to highlight health conditions and population groups that we weren’t able to feature in […]

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Nominate a Deserving Colleague for Legacy’s Community Activist Award

July 27, 2012 | By Rachael Moore

DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS: September 17, 2012 Legacy is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2012 Community Activist Award. The award celebrates exceptional individuals who demonstrate extraordinary commitment to creating a tobacco-free world in their local community.  Each nominee must be a recognized leader in his or her community with experience spearheading innovative and […]

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ACC Annual Report Wins Award

July 24, 2012 | By Rachael Moore

The Arkansas Cancer Coalition’s 2011 Annual Report was recognized with a Silver Award by the Addy Awards at the 2012 Awards Program in Little Rock. Silver was the highest award given this year for an annual report. To view the annual report, visit: http://www.arcancercoalition.org/wp-content/files_mf/acc_annualreport.pdf The ADDY® Awards represent the true spirit of creative excellence by recognizing […]

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Barber Law Firm Century Fund Seeks Nominations For Nonprofit Partner

July 24, 2012 | By Rachael Moore

Little Rock, Ark. – Barber Law Firm kicked off the third year of its Century Fund Campaign today.  The Century Fund is a major endowment designed to give back to the communities Barber Law Firm serves.  The firm is calling for nominations from deserving nonprofit organizations from across the state to become its designated nonprofit […]

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Local Residents Called to Contribute to Historic Cancer Research Effort

July 12, 2012 | By Rachael Moore

Community Involvement Can Answer Critical Questions about Cancer Causes, Prevention LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Residents of Central Arkansas have an unprecedented opportunity to participate in a historic study that has the potential to change the face of cancer for future generations. Men and women between the ages of 30 and 65 who have never been […]

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Komen awards grant to UAMS and Mexican Consulate

July 11, 2012 | By Rachael Moore

The Susan G. Komen foundation awarded UAMS College of Public Health and the Mexican Consulate $50,000 for cancer education and screening programs, according to a report on KLRT Fox 16. The grant is part of a larger Hispanic outreach program Susan G. Komen is awarding to consulates in San Diego, Dallas, and San Antonio as […]

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KTHV reports on Tobacco Use

July 10, 2012 | By Rachael Moore

Local television station KTHV goes to the streets to get reactions on the CDC’s Tips from a Former Smoker Campaign. Do the ads work? According to the CDC, calls to the quitline surged after the campaign began. To view KTHV’s investigation visit http://www.todaysthv.com/news/article/217554/9/Do-anti-smoking-ads-really-work KTHV also spoke with Genine Perez of the YES Team to talk […]

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Clear the Air Campaign Good for Business, Arkansas

July 9, 2012 | By Rachael Moore

The Let’s Clear the Air media and public education campaign was created by talking with real Arkansans who work, or have worked, in smoking environments. Read what it has been like for them to be exposed to secondhand smoke while at work. Secondhand smoke has dangerous health consequences for workers exposed to it. Evidence shows […]

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UAMS Opens Radiation Oncology Center

July 6, 2012 | By Rachael Moore

LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) today becomes the exclusive provider of radiation oncology services on its campus. Services are provided for both adult and pediatric patients in the UAMS Radiation Oncology Center, a component of the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. “By becoming the sole provider of radiation […]

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