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Cigarette and Alcohol Use at Historic Low Among Teens

This is great news, shared through the PhPartners New Links Announcement [PHPARTNERS_LINK@LIST.NIH.GOV] http://www.nih.gov/news/health/dec2011/nida-14.htm Cigarette and alcohol use by eighth, 10th and 12th-graders are at their lowest point since the Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey began polling teenagers in 1975, according … Continue reading

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FDA Unveils Final Cigarette Warning Labels

  New labels will help prevent children from smoking and help adults quit The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today unveiled the nine graphic health warnings required to appear on every pack of cigarettes sold in the United States … Continue reading

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Surgeon General’s Perspectives for Improving Health by Improving Health Literacy

http://bit.ly/hVjDxg Public Health Reports Volume 125, Issue 6 Regina M. Benjamin, MD, MBA, VADM, USPHS Surgeon General “As clinicians, what we say does not matter unless our patients are able to understand the information we give them well enough to … Continue reading

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