Tag Archives: Text messaging

Texting Program to Help Teens Quit Smoking

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Teens love their cell phones. In an effort to help young smokers kick the habit, the National Cancer Institute is creating a new program called Smokefree T-X-T (http://smokefree.gov/smokefreetxt/) . It’s a free … Continue reading

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Smoking Cessation Support for Teens

NCI Launches Smoking Cessation Support for Teens http://www.nih.gov/news/health/dec2011/nci-05.htm The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has launched an initiative, SmokefreeTXT, a free text message cessation service that provides 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips to teens trying to quit smoking. Related articles NCI … Continue reading

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HHS Text4Health Projects

The following was posted on the BHIC blog. The rapid proliferation of mobile phones and text messaging offers unprecedented opportunities to potentially improve the health of the U.S. population and reach traditionally underserved groups. The Task Force identified innovative health … Continue reading

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Text4baby Connects New Moms to Health Info

For those moms who use mobile technology, here is a post from the BHIC Blog. http://www.text4baby.org/partner.html Text4baby is a free mobile information service designed to promote maternal and child health. Text4baby provides pregnant women and new moms with information they … Continue reading

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