Yet another life lost to smoking

We are deeply saddened to report that Bill Busse, a Tips From Former Smokers ad participant, has passed away. The cause of death was heart disease, which is very common for smokers. Bill shared his story on the Tips From Former Smokers Campaign about the affects that smoking had on his health (made more severe by diabetes,Continue reading “Yet another life lost to smoking”

Network training update- National Jewish Quitline!

             Network Training Update      National Jewish Quitline       Last week, Dr. Scout flew to Colorado to do trainings at the National Jewish Hospital, home of one of the country’s largest quitlines. Dr. Scout’s training, titled  “The LGBT Population and Tobacco Use: Creating an LGBT Friendly & InclusiveContinue reading “Network training update- National Jewish Quitline!”

LGBT folks share their quit tips

    Network for LGBT Health Equity Celebrating Spring with some fierce quit tips!      The Network for LGBT Health Equity is one of six national Networks working to reduce tobacco-related disparities in priority populations. APPEAL, Break Free Alliance, NAATPN, NLTCN, Keep it Sacred and (yours truly) the Network for LGBT Health Equity, represent populations that have higher ratesContinue reading “LGBT folks share their quit tips”