PRESS RELEASE December 10, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Dr. Scout (954) 765-6024 firstname.lastname@example.org LGBT HealthLink Grades States on LGBT Tobacco Integration Ft. Lauderdale, FL – December 10, 2014 – LGBT HealthLink today announced the first ever grades for state tobacco programs’ LGBT inclusion practices. The grades, based on a survey of best practices originally conductedContinue reading “For Immediate Release- LGBT HealthLink Grades States on LGBT Tobacco Integration”
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CDC’s #20Million Memorial
#20Million Memorial Just a mere fifty years ago, the U.S. Surgeon General released its first report on smoking and health. It’s sad to report that since then, there have been an estimated 20 million deaths in the United States, all from smoking and/or exposure to secondhand smoke. To put 20 million into perspective, there areContinue reading “CDC’s #20Million Memorial”
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”
New Tips From Former Smokers Ad Features Effects of Tobacco & HIV
Felecia King Project Specialist The Network for LGBT Health Equity This week, the CDC launched the next phase of the Tips From Former Smokers Campaign, and this time they are tackling the issue of tobacco and HIV. The ad features Brian, who smoked for 30 years, and suffered aContinue reading “New Tips From Former Smokers Ad Features Effects of Tobacco & HIV”
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!”
Benson & Hedges Targets LGBTT Communities in Puerto Rico
Juan Carlos Vega, MLS Blogging for the Citizens’ Alliance Pro LGBTTA Health of Puerto Rico, National Latino Alliance Pro Health Equity and the Network for LGBT Health Equity This is bad! As health professionals, community prevention programs, and the Puerto Rico Department of Health strive to reduce tobacco use prevalence among island inhabitants, we have busted BensonContinue reading “Benson & Hedges Targets LGBTT Communities in Puerto Rico”
E-Cigarettes: Friend or Foe for the LGBT Communities?
As published on Huffington Post’s new LGBT Wellness blog, see original at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/scout-phd/e-cigarettes-friend-or-foe_b_5024583.html Working in tobacco control sometimes elicits interesting reactions from people. Some try to hide their smoking. While I certainly appreciate not being near the smoke itself, I’ve got great empathy for smokers. In fact, since most smokers have already tried to quit, they’re muchContinue reading “E-Cigarettes: Friend or Foe for the LGBT Communities?”
Join Me For a Live Webcast: The Passion and Power of Young People in the Ongoing Fight Against Tobacco
The Passion and Power of Young People in the Ongoing Fight Against Tobacco SAVE THE DATE: Wednesday July 24, 2013 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM EDT Add to Calendar CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS AND TO VISIT THE EVENT HOMEPAGE In-person attendance is limited to those attending the CTFK Youth Advocacy Symposium andContinue reading “Join Me For a Live Webcast: The Passion and Power of Young People in the Ongoing Fight Against Tobacco”
Upcoming webinar about CDC’s unveiling of “Talk with your doctor” sub-campaign- register today!
The Network for LGBT Health Equity Bringing you awesome Webinars and keeping you in the know! A new feature of the CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers campaign was unveiled this week— “Talk With Your Doctor” (TWYD). The goal of this phase of the campaign is to engage health care providers andContinue reading “Upcoming webinar about CDC’s unveiling of “Talk with your doctor” sub-campaign- register today!”
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”