American Journal of Preventive Medicine Supplement

"Best practices, Research, and Relationships:
Oklahoma's Investment in Tobacco Control"

JANUARY 2015

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

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cid:image002.png@01D02E5E.D45BE4A0 Secondhand Smoke

Landmark Study at the Stephenson Cancer Center Finds Even Low Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Causes DNA Damage

Exposure to even minimal levels of secondhand tobacco smoke causes significant DNA damage in human cells, according to a study using a new detection method. DNA damage plays a key role in the development of cancer and other neurodegenerative, pulmonary, cardiovascular, and aging-related diseases.

 

Highlighted Researcher

Theodore (Ted) Wagener, PhD <Click Here>

News & Highlights

  • Smoking rates Decline - January 21, 2014 - Journal Record <Click Here>
  • OHCA sees Drop in Smoking Rates among SoonerCare Members - January 17, 2014 - Examiner-enterprise.com - <Click Here>
  • Oklahoma Sees Drop in Smoking Rates Amoung Medicaid Patients - January 15, 2014 - <Click Here>
  • Reducing the Toll of Tobacco - Spring 2013 - OU Medicine Magazine <Click Here>
  • McCaffree to Lead OSMA - May 2013 - OU Physicians Focus <Click Here>
  • Gov. Mary Fallin to lead anti-smoking drive -February 19, 2013 - Journal Record <Click Here>
  • New study: Smokers die a decade sooner - January 23, 2013 - KFOR-TV, <Click Here>
  • Campus ban on smoking is working, University of Okahoma officials say - January 14, 2013 - News OK, <Click Here>
  • Report ranks state seventh in spending on tobacco cessation - December 7, 2012 -Tulsa World, <Click Here>
  • Smoking 'rots" brain, says King's College study - November 25, 2012 - BBC News <Click Here>
  • One Cancer is Enough: Stephenson Starts automatic referral system for tobacco cessation - September 17, 2012 - The Journal Record, <Click Here>
  • 'Smoking vaccine' blocks nicotine in mice brains - June 27, 2012 - BBC News, <Click Here>
  • More Teens Use Marijuana Than Cigarettes - June 12, 2012 - Oklahoma City FOX 25 interview <Click Here>
  • Testing of a web-Based Program to Facilitate Parental Smoking Cessation Readiness in Primary Care - April 18, 2012 <Click Here>
  • Tobacco Awareness crucial to Metro Health - July 7-July 13, 2011- The City Sentinel <Click Here>
  • Public Health Officials highlight real cost of tobacco costs - July 7-13, 2011, City Sentinel <Click Here>
  • Second Hand Smoke and Children - July/August 2011 - OSMA Journal <Click Here>
  • Board OKs tax use to aboish smoking - March 9, 2011, The Oklahoman <Click Here>
  • Tobacco company lobbyists step up work in Legislature - March 9, 2011, The Oklahoman <Click Here>
  • Support Grows Among Smokers for Totally Smokefree Workplaces - July 8, 2010
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  • Tobacco in Oklahoma - 2010 -July 2010 OSMA Journal <Click Here>