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Face of CDC anti-smoking campaign dies at age 53

Terrie Hall, the leading face of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention‘s successful Tips From Former Smokers campaign, died Monday after a prolonged battle with cancer stemming from a lifetime of smoking. She was 53. Hall’s death comes a week after a new …

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FDA agrees menthol cigarettes are a risk, stops short of recommending ban urged by American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is among many organizations that have long supported the ban of menthol cigarettes. The Food & Drug Administration today agreed that menthol cigarettes likely