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Turn a New Year’s Resolution to Quit Smoking into a Monday Resolution

By Cori Floyd

How can smokers break the pattern of failure? Experts suggest that rather than relying on a big annual day like New Year’s, smokers can adopt a strategy of recommitting to their quit every week, giving them 52 chances a year to stay on track. Monday is an ideal “recommit day” because people are most open to healthy behavior, including quitting smoking.

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CHSR researchers featured on Armenian Public Radio

By Arusyak Harutyunyan

On November 16, researchers Varduhi Hayrumyan and Zaruhi Grigoryan from the American University of Armenia (AUA) Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR) within the Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH) were invited to Armenian Public Radio’s morning program to speak about the importance of quitting smoking and to provide practical tips on smoking cessation.

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Tobacco control community celebrates World No Tobacco Day 2017

By Global Bridges

On May 31, the world came together in support of the World Health Organization’s World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). This year’s focus was “Tobacco – a threat to development,” which highlighted tobacco’s negative environmental and economic impact in addition to its harm to health. Many organizations, including Global Bridges grantee groups, celebrated WNTD on social media. […]

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Global Bridges and SCLC projects featured in Summit poster booklet

By Global Bridges

A booklet of posters from the 2016 Tobacco Dependence Treatment Summit hosted at the Mayo Clinic in May is now available on the Global Bridges Resources page. It features work presented by Global Bridges and Smoking Cessation Leadership Center grantees. J. Taylor Hays, chair of Global Bridges and director of the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center, […]

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Different stages of the tobacco epidemic among South American countries

By João Mauricio Castaldelli-Maia

Despite sharing many socio-economic and cultural characteristics, there are important differences in the stage of the tobacco epidemic among South American countries. Fortunately, analyzing data of the recent multinational study of Ng et al. (2014), there is a downward trend in smoking prevalence in almost all countries in the continent. In 1980, there were three […]

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