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UNC and Wake Forest awarded FDA, NIH grant to create Center for Regulatory Research on Tobacco Communications
Although cigarette use has declined among Americans, regulators face the challenge of communicating the dangers of new tobacco products along with reaching smokers in diverse communities who may not respond to traditional forms of anti-tobacco communication. To address these issues, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced today that they are awarding a $19.4 million, five-year grant to fund a center at the University of North Carolina that will study issues related to tobacco prevention communication and regulation.
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UNC researchers study tobacco cessation needs from patient perspective
Seeking the patient voice early in the cessation process is critical to success.
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News and Observer article on e-cigarette regulation features UNC Centers for Tobacco Regulatory Science
A News and Observer article on the role of Triangle organizations in guiding the efforts of federal regulators crafting regulations for e-cigarettes features the work of work of UNC Lineberger members Kurt Ribisl, PhD, and Adam Goldstein, MD, MPH.
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Adam O. Goldstein
Adam O. Goldstein, MD, MPH, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member, Director of UNC Tobacco Intervention Programs, Director of Departmental Advancement and Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill.
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Toxins in the Environment Might Make You Older Than Your Years
CHAPEL HILL, NC - Why are some 75-year-olds downright spry while others can barely get around? Part of the explanation, according to research published today in Cell Press journal "Trends in Molecular Medicine," is differences from one person to the next in exposure to harmful substances in the environment, chemicals such as benzene, cigarette smoke, and even stress.
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Few online e-cigarette vendors block sales to minors, UNC Lineberger study finds
A study led by a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher has found that, despite a North Carolina law banning their purchase by minors and requiring online vendors to verify customer age, teens can easily buy electronic cigarettes online.
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