Tobacco

Smoking and secondhand smoke cost lives and money. More than 24,000 Texas adults die each year of a smoking-related illness. That is more than the number of deaths from AIDS, heroin, cocaine, alcohol, car accidents, fire, and murder combined. Tobacco use is the single greatest preventable cause of premature death and disease in Texas. Read more.

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Education
Tobacco Intervention and the Health Care Provider Online Module
Designed for the Primary Care Physician: This module has been created for primary care physicians for the purpose of enhancing physicians’ knowledge of tobacco cessation, including patient counseling and available pharmacotherapies.

(Texas Public Health Coalition) 


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