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2015 Releases

July 29   National Cancer Institute Selects Drs. Fiore, Sondel as Outstanding Investigator Award Recipients
April 29   Tobacco Quit Line Celebrates 250,000 Calls
April 16   E-cigarette Use Triples Among Middle and High School Students in Just One Year
March 19  

BadgerCare Plus Members Can Get Gift Cards for Quitting Smoking

Feb. 11   UW Awarded $3.7 Million Grant to Study E-cigs

2014 Releases

Dec. 29   Program to Help Fond du Lac County Smokers Quit
Nov. 19   ACA Calls for Coverage to Quit Smoking: Will Insurers Do the Right Thing?
Nov. 12   UW Researchers Identify Key Reason Some Smokers May Struggle So Much to Quit
Aug. 29   Labor (Day) of Love: Steve S. Quit Smoking for Loved Ones, Himself, by Calling 800-QUIT-NOW
July 24   Among Menthol Smokers, African American Women Struggle Most to Quit
July 14   UW School of Medicine and Public Health Gets New $12 Million Grant; New "BREATHE" Study Will Help Smokers Quit
Jan. 7   JAMA Article by Local Expert Highlights 50th Anniversary of First Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking

2013 Releases

Sep. 19   Wisconsin Man Wins National Advocacy Award
Aug. 6   UW Wins New Grant to Study Menthol
May 22   CDC and UW Encourage Smokers to Talk to Their Doctor for Help with Quitting Smoking
Feb. 4   Quit Line Celebrates 200,000 Calls
Jan. 2   $10 Million NIH Grant Headed to Wisconsin;
Money Will Help Smokers Quit, Improve Health

2012 Releases

Nov. 14   Great American Smokeout: Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW for Free Help to Quit Smoking
October 15   Dr. Michael Fiore Elected to Prestigious Institute of Medicine
September 25   Study: Want to Avoid Depression, Drugs, or Alcohol? Then Quit Smoking
September 24   Study: Quit Line + Combo Meds=Higher Quit Rates
August 8   Study: Smokers Who Quit Have Less Restlessness Than Current Smokers
June 18   CDC Ad Campaign Doubles Calls to Quit Line
May 30   Cessation Meds Can ‘Turn Off’ High-Risk Dependence Genes

2011 Releases

Dec.15   New Year’s Resolutions: Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW to Control Your Destiny
Nov. 14   Great American Smokeout is Nov. 17 -- Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW for Free Help
Nov. 11   CDC: Seventy Percent of Smokers Want to Quit
Sept. 30   UW Researchers Publish New Recommendations on Quitting Smoking in New England Journal of Medicine
Sept. 20   UW-CTRI Partners on $9.2 Million Federal Grant to Help State Medicaid Patients Quit Smoking

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