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”

CDC SEEKING EX-SMOKERS TO BE IN FUTURE TIPS CAMPAIGN ADS- SPREAD THE WORD!

        CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health seeks ex-smokers to be in Tips From Former Smokers campaign!         The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Office on Smoking and Health are recruiting additional candidates to be considered for an upcoming national education campaign, Tips From Former Smokers (Tips). This campaignContinue reading “CDC SEEKING EX-SMOKERS TO BE IN FUTURE TIPS CAMPAIGN ADS- SPREAD THE WORD!”

Farewell & Godspeed To Our Hero Terrie Hall

Scout, Ph.D. Director, The Network for LGBT Health Equity This sad news came today from the CDC’s Office of Smoking and Health: We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Terrie Hall – a true American hero. Terrie appeared in ads run by CDC for the Tips From Former Smokers media campaign, which encouraged several Continue reading “Farewell & Godspeed To Our Hero Terrie Hall”

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”

WIN! CDC gets in on pride fabulosity

    The Network for LGBT Health Equity Makin’ sure you see the COOL stuff         Exciting news! You know the CDC’s Tips from Former Smoker’s campaign? Well, in honor of pride month (whooooo!), the CDC has come out with a very cool graphic specifically targeted to the LGBT community: When theContinue reading “WIN! CDC gets in on pride fabulosity”