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tobacco control

Diabetes drug nixes nicotine withdrawal
Published April 5, 2018
Researchers note lack of withdrawal symptoms in mice after they are given common diabetes drug metformin
Bloomberg School opposes anti-smoking group with ties to tobacco
Published Jan 25, 2018
Dean Ellen MacKenzie, 16 other deans sign statement saying they will refuse funding from Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
Commentary
Dangerous smoke screen
Published June 7, 2016
Tobacco industry's delay on using new warning labels puts thousands of lives at risk, JHU expert writes / The New York Times
Big data
Health awareness analysis
Published April 1, 2016
Do awareness efforts, like the Great American Smokeout, have an impact on our behavior?
Nicotine Fix
Addiction predisposition?
Published Sept 11, 2015
Small study sheds light on earliest stages of nicotine addiction / Hopkins Medicine
Unsafe vapor
Emerging health concern
Published Feb 4, 2015
E-cigarettes weaken immune system, study shows / School of Public Health
Shroom study
Quit smoking with 'magic'?
Published Sept 11, 2014
Hallucinogen in mushrooms helps longtime smokers quit in JHU trial / Hopkins Medicine
School of Public Health goes tobacco-free
Published Aug 11, 2014
School prohibits the use of any tobacco product—not just cigarettes—in all buildings, facilities, and vehicles
Smoke alarm
Published June 4, 2014
Poor air quality in Baltimore hookah bars poses health risk, JHU study shows
Brand stand
A 'bold step' for CVS
Published Feb 7, 2014
In snuffing out cigarettes, CVS sends a strong message about its values, JHU expert says