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Los Angeles Sparks Host a Discussion on Public Health
August 27, 2020
The Los Angeles Sparks continue to bring awareness to health and social issues by having a panel discussion with L.A. County Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer. Sparks stars Nneka Ogwumike and Candace Parker along with head coach Derek Fisher hosted the discussion. ... read more »
PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT
May 28, 2020
National action needed to stop tobacco companies from targeting vulnerable communities and help smokers quit ... read more »
“The State Of Our Nation” “Glorious On The Outside”:‘Unclean’ On The Inside”
November 21, 2019
Success On “The Way”... Ask Dr. Jeanette Parker™ ... read more »
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Flavor Bans Multiply, But Menthol Continues to Divide
November 7, 2019
As states and communities ban the sale of flavored tobacco products linked to vaping, anti-smoking activists are piggybacking on the momentum to target menthol cigarettes. But some African Americans say menthol cigarette bans will lead to discrimination. ... read more »
L.A. County Board of Supervisors Cracks Down on Flavored Tobacco
October 17, 2019
The legislation will require tobacco retailers to obtain new licenses necessary under the ordinance as well as remove all tobacco products off of the sales floor. ... read more »
San Francisco is 1st major US city to ban e-cigarettes
June 28, 2019
San Francisco became the first major U.S. city to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes after supervisors gave the measure its second and final vote Tuesday. ... read more »
Let’s Clamp Down on Tobacco and Vaping Product Access for Young People
March 21, 2019
Nearly half a million people die every year from complications from smoking. About a tenth of them never put a cigarette to their lips – they die from exposure to second-hand smoke. Death from tobacco is, according to the Centers for Disease Control, the leading cause of preventable death. But too many people, enticed by advertising, think that smoking is so "cool" that they embrace it. And the tobacco industry spent more than $9 billion on smoking advertising, or about a million dollars an hour. ... read more »
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