When Smoking Affects Your Family, It’s Personal – Ann Staples

[Music][Narrator] Since the first Surgeon General’s reportwas released 50 years ago 20 million Americanshave died because of smokingand over 16 million people have a tobacco related disease.[Ann Staples] In 1998 my mother whowas a former smoker had developed a tongue cancerand then finally had to have most of her tongue removedand she had been a […]

Lung Injury Associated w/ E-cigarette Use or Vaping: Info for Clinicians

>>Good afternoon. I’m Commander Bat Kahn, and I’m representing the Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity, COCA, with the Emergency Risk Communication Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. I would like to welcome you to today’s COCA Call, Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Product Use or Vaping: Information for Clinicians. You […]

Public Health Experts on the Dangers of Vaping

>>LAST WEEK THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTIONISSUED WARNINGS RELATED TO E CIGARETTES AND VAPING.THEY ARE INVESTIGATING THE BOOMING INDUSTRY WHICH IS STILLRELATIVELY UNREGULATED.NOW ON OCTOBER 17, AT 7:00 IN THE EVENING, NEW MEXICO PBS WILLAIR THE DOCUMENTARY VAPE.AS PART OF THAT BROADCAST, WE INTERVIEW TWO PUBLIC HEALTHEXPERTS ABOUT VAPING AND NMIF PRODUCER, MATT […]

Handling Setbacks

It may take you several tries to quit smoking, and that’s totally okay. You’ll know more about quitting than you knew before and can use this information to try again. The most important thing is to keep trying. What if I can’t do it? I don’t want people to think I’m a failure if I […]

Any Volunteers? The Risks of E-cigarettes for Young People

[Music begins]Researcher 1: Some say e-cigarettes aren’t dangerous.Researcher 2: But science shows nicotine can harmteens’ developing brains—Researcher 1: No matter how they’re exposed.Researcher 2: Let’s do an experiment to find out.Researcher 1: Here’s a teen who won’t be using e-cigarettes.Researcher 2: Now, we need one willing to risktheir brain development.Researcher 1: Anyone care to volunteer […]

E-cigarettes: An Emerging Public Health Challenge

>>>GOOD AFTERNOON, AND GOOD MORNING AND GOOD EVENING,DEPENDING WHERE AND WHEN YOU ARE JOIN US.THANK YOU FOR JOINING US FOR GRAND ROUNDS.OUR TOPIC IS eCIGARETTES, AN EMERGING PUBLIC HEALTHCHALLENGE.AN EXCITING SESSION.LET’S GET STARTED.FIRST, A FEW HOUSEKEEPING ISSUES.THERE ARE CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS FOR NURSES AND OTHERS.PLEASE CHECK OUT THE CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT WEBSITE FORMORE INFORMATION.YOU CAN […]

How Quitlines Can Help Your Patients who Smoke to Quit for Good

VO: Do you have patients who smoke? In addition to the cessation counseling you provide, referring your patients to a quitline can also help them quit smoking. Here’s what happens whensomeone calls a quitline. ERIC: Hi. I’ve been thinking about quitting smoking, but I’m not sure where to begin. NALLELY: It’s great that you’re thinking […]

2017 Beyond the Data — E-cigarettes: An Emerging Public Health Challenge

[Thorpe] Welcome to Beyond the Data. I’m Dr. Phoebe Thorpe, and here with me today is Dr. Brian King from CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health. Thank you for joining us Brian. [King] Thanks so much for having me. It’s a pleasure to be here. [Thorpe] Our topic today is E-cigarettes. Can you tell us […]

Quitlines: Helping You Quit Smoking for Good.

Hello. This is the Smokers Quitline. How can I help you? Hi. I’ve been thinking about quitting smoking, but I’m not sure where to begin. That’s great that you’re thinking about quitting. It can be hard to quit, but the quitline is here to help you succeed. Most people who smoke want to quit. If […]