The Checkup: smoking

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 10/29/2012

Smoke-free workplace laws linked to fewer heart attacks, study finds

Smoke-free laws may reduce incidence of heart attacks, largely by curbing exposure to second-hand smoke.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  04:00 PM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  smoke-free laws, smoking bans

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Graphic anti-smoking ads boosted calls to quit line

A graphic anti-smoking ad campaign featuring tips from former smokers increased calls to a national quit line, the CDC reports.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  smoking, anti-smoking ads