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Tips From Former Smokers – Amanda

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Amanda talks about the weeks her baby spent in a hospital incubator. Amanda smoked during her pregnancy, and her baby was born two months early.  Created: 7/7/2014 by Division of Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.   Date Released: 7/7/2014.

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Tips From Former Smokers – Brett

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Brett had gum disease—a danger for all smokers. Brett talks about having most of teeth pulled during one long surgery.  Created: 7/7/2014 by Division of Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.   Date Released: 7/7/2014.

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Tips From Former Smokers – Rose

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Rose developed lung cancer from smoking cigarettes and needed surgery. She talks about the difficulties she faced recovering from surgery.  Created: 7/7/2014 by Division of Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.   Date Released: 7/7/2014.

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Consejos de exfumadores (Tips From Former Smokers) – Rose

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A Rose le dio cáncer de pulmón por fumar cigarrillos. Ella habla acerca de su operación y difícil recuperación.  Created: 7/7/2014 by Division of Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.   Date Released: 7/7/2014.

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Consejos de exfumadores (Tips From Former Smokers) – Felicita

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Felicita empezó a fumar a los 12 años. No sabía que fumar podría dañar sus encías y dientes. Perdió todos sus dientes a los 50.  Created: 7/7/2014 by Division of Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.   Date Released: 7/7/2014.

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Assessing Tobacco Treatment Practices and Beliefs Among Clinicians

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Michael Celestin, Jr, MA, from the Louisiana Tobacco Control Initiative and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, discusses his study conducted among health care staff to determine what they believe are the best ways to help patients quit smoking.  Created: 5/22/2014 by Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 5/22/2014.

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Smoking Cessation (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Smoking remains a leading cause of major health problems and is linked to nearly a half a million deaths each year. This podcast discusses the importance of quitting smoking to significantly reduce your risk for serious health problems.  Created: 1/23/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 1/23/2014.

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Smoking Cessation (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Cigarette smoking remains a leading cause of major health problems and is linked to nearly a half million deaths each year. In this podcast, Dr. Brian King discusses the health risks of smoking and the importance of quitting.  Created: 1/23/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 1/23/2014.

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El tabaco apesta (Tobacco Stinks)

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En este podcast, los niños de Kidtastics hablan sobre los peligros de consumir tabaco.  Created: 4/23/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 12/11/2013.

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Vital Signs – Have You Been Tested for Colorectal Cancer?

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This podcast is based on the November 2013 CDC Vital Signs report. Colorectal cancer screening saves lives, but only if you get tested. If you’re between 50 and 75, talk with your doctor about which test is best for you. If you have inflammatory bowel disease or a family history of colorectal cancer or polyps, ask your doctor if you should start screening before age 50.  Created: 11/5/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 11/5/2013.

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¿Le han hecho pruebas de detección de cáncer colorrectal? - (Have You Been Tested for Colorectal Cancer?)

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Este podcast se basa en la edición de noviembre del 2013 del informe Signos Vitales de los CDC. Las pruebas de detección de cáncer colorrectal salvan vidas, pero solo si usted se las hace. Si tiene entre 50 y 75 años, hable con su médico acerca de cuál prueba es mejor para usted. Si tiene enfermedad inflamatoria intestinal o antecedentes de cáncer colorrectal o pólipos en su familia, pregúntele al médico si debería empezar a hacerse las pruebas de detección antes de cumplir los 50 años.  Created: 11/5/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 11/5/2013.

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Have You Been Tested for Colorectal Cancer? PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the November 2013 CDC Vital Signs report. Colorectal cancer screening saves lives, but only if you get tested. If you’re between 50 and 75, talk with your doctor about which test is best for you. If you have inflammatory bowel disease or a family history of colorectal cancer or polyps, ask your doctor if you should start screening before age 50.  Created: 11/5/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 11/5/2013.

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Community Changes Address Common Health Threat

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This podcast helps residents living in multiunit housing, like apartments and condos, understand the threat of secondhand smoke. It also helps residents understand what steps they can take to breathe a little easier if involuntarily exposed to secondhand smoke.  Created: 9/30/2013 by Division of Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.   Date Released: 9/30/2013.

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Vital Signs – Preventable Deaths from Heart Disease and Stroke

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This podcast is based on the September 2013 CDC Vital Signs report. More than 800,000 Americans die each year from heart disease and stroke. Learn how to manage all the major risk factors.  Created: 9/3/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/3/2013.

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Muertes por enfermedades cardiacas y accidentes cerebrovasculares prevenibles - (Preventable Deaths from Heart Disease and Stroke)

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Este podcast se basa en la edición de septiembre del 2013 del informe Signos Vitales de los CDC. Más de 800,000 personas en los Estados Unidos mueren cada año a causa de enfermedades cardiacas y accidentes cerebrovasculares. Aprenda cómo controlar todos los principales factores de riesgo.  Created: 9/3/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/3/2013.

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Preventable Deaths from Heart Disease and Stroke PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the September 2013 CDC Vital Signs report. More than 800,000 Americans die each year from heart disease and stroke. Learn how to manage all the major risk factors.  Created: 9/3/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/3/2013.

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CDC: Consejos de exfumadores: El Consejo de Jessica Sobre el Asma PSA (:30)

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La exposición al humo de segunda mano puede provocar un ataque de asma que puede ser mortal. Este anuncio de servicio público de 30 segundos de la campaña de los CDC “Consejos de exfumadores”, muestra a Jessica, la madre de un niño pequeño que tiene ataques de asma por la exposición al humo de segunda mano. Su consejo es que las personas no sientan pena de decirles a otras que no fumen cerca de sus hijos.  Created: 3/19/2012 by Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.   Date Released: 8/8/2013.

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CDC: Tips from Former Smokers – Tiffany PSA (:60)

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When Tiffany was 16, her mother—a cigarette smoker—died of lung cancer. Tiffany quit smoking at 34 because she wanted to be around for her own daughter, who had just turned 16. In this 60 second PSA from CDC's Tips From Former Smokers campaign, Tiffany offers tips on how to quit.  Created: 3/28/2013 by Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.   Date Released: 8/8/2013.

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Tobacco Stinks

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In this podcast for kids, the Kidtastics talk about the dangers of using tobacco.  Created: 4/23/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 4/23/2013.

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Tips From Former Smokers – 2013 Campaign

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Tim McAfee, MD, MPH, of CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health, discusses the 2013 Tips campaign, and his personal experience as a doctor treating people with diseases caused by smoking, or made worse by it. He also offers advice on how people can quit smoking.  Created: 3/28/2013 by Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.   Date Released: 3/28/2013.

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Vital Signs – Adult Smoking Among People with Mental Illness

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This podcast is based on the February 2013 CDC Vital Signs report, which shows that cigarette smoking is a serious problem among adults with mental illness. More needs to be done to help adults with mental illness quit smoking and make mental health facilities tobacco-free.  Created: 2/5/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 2/5/2013.

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Tabaquismo en personas adultas con enfermedades mentales (Adult Smoking Among People with Mental Illness)

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Este podcast se basa en el informe de los CDC Vital Signs de febrero del 2013, que muestra que fumar cigarrillos es un grave problema entre los adultos con enfermedades mentales. Se necesitan más esfuerzos para ayudar a que estos adultos dejen de fumar y para que se prohíba fumar en los establecimientos de servicios de salud mental.  Created: 2/5/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 2/5/2013.

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Adult Smoking Among People with Mental Illness PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the February 2013 CDC Vital Signs report, which shows that cigarette smoking is a serious problem among adults with mental illness. More needs to be done to help adults with mental illness quit smoking and make mental health facilities tobacco-free.  Created: 2/5/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 2/5/2013.

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CDC: Tips from Former Smokers – Cessation PSA (:30)

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You can quit smoking! This inspiring 30 second PSA features three people who successfully quit smoking after many years. They share their practical tips on how to quit for good.  Created: 4/4/2012 by Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.   Date Released: 4/4/2012.

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CDC: Tips from Former Smokers – Jessica PSA (:30)

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Exposure to secondhand smoke can trigger a life-threatening asthma attack. This 30 second PSA features Jessica, a mother with a young son who suffers from asthma attacks triggered by secondhand smoke exposure.  Created: 4/4/2012 by Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.   Date Released: 4/4/2012.

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You Can Quit Smoking (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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“The Great American Smokeout” is on November 17 this year. This podcast discusses the importance of quitting smoking.  Created: 11/10/2011 by MMWR.   Date Released: 11/10/2011.

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You Can Quit Smoking (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death and disease in the United States. Each year in November, “The Great American Smokeout” encourages smokers to quit for at least a day with the goal of quitting permanently. In this podcast, Dr. Ann Malarcher discusses ways to quit smoking.  Created: 11/10/2011 by MMWR.   Date Released: 11/10/2011.

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The Tobacco Use Epidemic – What You Need to Know

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This podcast is based on the September, 2011 CDC Vital Signs report. Fewer Americans are smoking cigarettes, and daily smokers are smoking less; however, even occasional smoking causes harm. The best option for any smoker is to quit completely. Quitting at any age has benefits, and the sooner you quit, the sooner your body can begin to heal.  Created: 9/6/2011 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/6/2011.

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La epidemia del tabaquismo – Lo que usted necesita saber (The Tobacco Use Epidemic – What You Need to Know)

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Este podcast se basa en el informe de la publicación Vital Signs de los CDC, de septiembre del 2011. Un número menor de estadounidenses está fumando cigarrillos y los fumadores habituales fuman menos. Sin embargo, incluso fumar ocasionalmente es perjudicial para la salud. La mejor opción para cualquier fumador es dejar el hábito por completo. Dejar de fumar, no importa la edad, conlleva beneficios, y cuanto antes deje de hacerlo, más pronto comenzará su cuerpo a recuperarse.  Created: 9/6/2011 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/6/2011.

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The Tobacco Use Epidemic – What You Need to Know PSA (:60)

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This 60 second PSA is based on the September, 2011 CDC Vital Signs report. Fewer Americans are smoking cigarettes, and daily smokers are smoking less; however, even occasional smoking causes harm. The best option for any smoker is to quit completely. Quitting at any age has benefits, and the sooner you quit, the sooner your body can begin to heal.  Created: 9/6/2011 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/6/2011.

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Step Away from Tobacco (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Each year, more than five million people worldwide die from heart attacks, strokes, cancers, and other diseases. They have one thing in common: they all used some form of tobacco. In this podcast, Dr. Judy Kruger discusses the dangers of tobacco use and ways to quit.  Created: 5/26/2011 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/26/2011.

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Step Away from Tobacco (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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More than five million people worldwide die annually from heart attacks, strokes, cancers, and other diseases. They have one thing in common —tobacco. This podcast discusses the health risks associated with using tobacco and encourages quitting all forms of the substance.  Created: 5/26/2011 by MMWR.   Date Released: 5/26/2011.

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Graphic Health Warnings for Cigarettes: What You Need to Know PSA (:30)

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PSA about new graphic health warnings for cigarette packages and advertisements.  Created: 11/18/2010 by The CDC Division of News and Electronic Media and the FDA Center for Tobacco Products.   Date Released: 11/18/2010.

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Unpackaged Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco: What Retailers Need to Know

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This podcast helps retailers understand new federal regulations surrounding the sale of unpackaged tobacco products. To comply with the law, retailers may not break open packages of cigarettes or smokeless tobacco to sell or distribute as single or smaller quantities.  Created: 10/28/2010 by The CDC Division of News and Electronic Media and the FDA Center for Tobacco Products.   Date Released: 10/28/2010.

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Unpackaged Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco: What Retailers Need to Know PSA (:30)

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This PSA helps retailers understand new federal regulations surrounding the sale of unpackaged cigarettes and smokeless tobacco.  Created: 10/28/2010 by The CDC Division of News and Electronic Media and the FDA Center for Tobacco Products.   Date Released: 10/28/2010.

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Face-to-face Tobacco Sales: What Retailers Need to Know

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This podcast reviews new federal tobacco product regulations that require retailers to sell cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products in a face-to-face exchange.  Created: 9/30/2010 by The CDC Division of News and Electronic Media and the FDA Center for Tobacco Products.   Date Released: 9/30/2010.

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Face-to-face Tobacco Sales: What Retailers Need to Know PSA (:30)

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PSA to help raise retailers' awareness of the new federal tobacco regulations related to the sale of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products to people under 18 and the requirement to sell products face-to-face.  Created: 9/30/2010 by The CDC Division of News and Electronic Media and the FDA Center for Tobacco Products.   Date Released: 9/30/2010.

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Tools Related to the Federal Tobacco Products Regulations: What Retailers Need to Know PSA (:30)

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PSA to announce a new mobile text message program that will help raise retailers' awareness of the new federal tobacco regulations.  Created: 9/16/2010 by The CDC Division of News and Electronic Media and the FDA Center for Tobacco Products.   Date Released: 9/16/2010.

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The Tobacco Use Epidemic – What You Need to Know

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This podcast is based on the September, 2010 CDC Vital Signs report which indicates that, despite the dangers of tobacco use, about 46.6 million adults in the U.S. smoke, and 88 million nonsmokers are exposed to secondhand smoke. .  Created: 9/7/2010 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/7/2010.

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The Tobacco Use Epidemic - What You Need to Know PSA (:60)

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This PSA is based on the September, 2010 CDC Vital Signs report which indicates that, despite the dangers of tobacco use, about 46.6 million adults in the U.S. smoke, and 88 million nonsmokers are exposed to secondhand smoke. .  Created: 9/7/2010 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/7/2010.

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Put Out the Myth: There Is No Such Thing as a Safe Cigarette PSA (:30)

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PSA helps raise retailers' and manufacturers' awareness of the new federal tobacco regulations related to the production and sale of cigarettes labeled as "light," "low," or "mild.".  Created: 7/21/2010 by The CDC Division of News and Electronic Media and the FDA Center for Tobacco Products.   Date Released: 7/21/2010.

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Light, Low, Mild, and Similar Terms: What Retailers Need to Know

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This podcast helps raise retailers' and manufacturers' awareness of the new federal tobacco regulations. Under the new regulations, manufacturers can not produce any tobacco products labeled or advertised as "light," "low," or "mild." As of July 21, 2010, manufacturers may no longer distribute these products.  Created: 7/21/2010 by The CDC Division of News and Electronic Media and the FDA Center for Tobacco Products.   Date Released: 7/21/2010.

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Don't Sell Tobacco to Minors: What Retailers Need to Know PSA (:30)

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PSA helps raise retailers awareness of the new federal tobacco regulations related to sale of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products to people under 18.  Created: 7/8/2010 by The CDC Division of News and Electronic Media and the FDA Center for Tobacco Products.   Date Released: 7/8/2010.

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Don't Sell Tobacco to Minors: What Retailers Need to Know

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This podcast helps raise retailers awareness of the new federal tobacco regulations. Under the new regulations, retailers can not sell cigarettes or smokeless tobacco to anyone younger 18.  Created: 7/8/2010 by The CDC Division of News and Electronic Media and the FDA Center for Tobacco Products.   Date Released: 7/8/2010.

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Tobacco Control Act: What Retailers Need to Know

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This podcast helps raise retailers awareness of the new federal tobacco regulations.  Created: 6/22/2010 by The CDC Division of News and Electronic Media and the FDA Center for Tobacco Products.   Date Released: 6/22/2010.

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Smoke-Free Cars and Homes PSA (:15)

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Importance of keeping cars and homes smoke-free.  Created: 10/21/2009 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 10/21/2009.

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Emergency Preparedness Concerns for Older Adults

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This podcast discusses the special concerns many older adults face during a disaster. It is primarily targeted to public health and aging services professionals.  Created: 1/26/2009 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) and Coordinating Office for Terrorism Preparedness and Emergency Response (COTPER).   Date Released: 1/26/2009.

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Smoking and Older Adults

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This podcast discusses the importance of older adults quitting smoking and other tobacco products. It is primarily targeted to public health and aging services professionals.  Created: 10/27/2008 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 11/20/2008.

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Si usted está embarazada, no fume

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Este podcast explica los peligros de fumar durante el embarazo, tanto para la madre como para el bebé en desarrollo, y ofrece información sobre cómo buscar ayuda para dejar de fumar para siempre.  Created: 12/14/2007 by National Center for Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).   Date Released: 2/27/2008.

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If You're Pregnant, Don't Smoke

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This podcast describes the dangers of smoking during pregnancy for the woman and her unborn baby, and offers information about how to get help to quit smoking for good.  Created: 12/14/2007 by National Center for Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).   Date Released: 1/24/2008.

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