Tobacco News- January 23, 2014

Healthy Marathon County 2013 Annual Report to the Community

To view the highlights of the 2013 Annual Report, click here (.pdf).

Coming a Long Way on Smoking, With a Way to Go

“Fifty years ago this month, Dr. Luther L. Terry issued the first “Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health,” which cited smoking as a cause of lung cancer in men.” More…

Surgeon General Report Links Smoking to More Diseases Including Diabetes, Arthritis

“A new report by the U.S. Surgeon General warns smoking is a causal factor in 10 diseases and conditions that were not previously definitively linked to cigarettes, including diabetes, arthritis, colorectal cancer and erectile dysfunction.” More…