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Poisoning From E-Cigarettes Gives Lawmakers Added Ammunition Children particularly vulnerable to e-cigarette poisoning

A new government study of e-cigarettes provides new ammunition for lawmakers looking to impose tighter regulations on the smoke-free product. In a report published today, the Center for Disease Control and…

April 3, 2014, 3:36 PM EDT

Terrie Hall, Star of the CDC's Anti-Smoking Ad Campaign, Dies at 53 'A public health hero'

Terrie Hall, who starred in Arnold's brutal national anti-smoking campaign for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, died this week in North Carolina. The image of Hall hiding the…

September 19, 2013, 7:21 AM EDT

CDC Adds New Ads to Successful Anti-Smoking Campaign New ads look at how the habit affects loved ones

Soon after the government abandoned the court fight over its proposed scary warning labels on cigarette packages, it returned to what works: advertising. The Centers for Disease Control will launch…

March 29, 2013, 11:26 AM EDT

Life Is Sweet for Man Eating Sugar Packets in PSA NYC anti-obesity spot picked up nationally

We all know New York City is very concerned about our diet, but now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have picked up one of the city's anti-junk-food ads…

May 3, 2012, 11:08 AM EDT

Ex-Smokers Fight for Dignity in CDC's Brutal New Anti-Smoking Ads Transcendent work from Arnold

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention takes an unfiltered and unflinching approach in "Tips From Former Smokers," an immensely powerful and in some ways transcendent new $54 million multimedia…

March 19, 2012, 9:17 AM EDT

CDC's Blog Post About Zombies Proves Apocalyptic to Website

Yesterday afternoon, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tweeted out a link to a new blog post on their website called "Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse." A great marketing idea,…

May 19, 2011, 10:48 AM EDT