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Impact Award Winners

August 16, 2017

Mile Square honored by American Lung Association

Impact Award presented Aug 10

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December 22, 2015

Two UIC researchers on list of ‘world’s most influential’

Psychiatrist, health economist included among 2015 ‘highly cited’

Alicia Matthews

November 10, 2015

Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame inducts UIC nursing professor

Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame inducts new class

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July 17, 2015

Researchers find disparities in smoke-free law coverage

Communities with less education, income have fewer no-smoking laws

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April 6, 2015

Women smokers concerned about weight less likely to try to quit

Cessation programs should address fears about weight gain

Robin Mermelstein

March 3, 2015

UIC Woman of the Year wants to help others get healthy

Researcher studies how to motivate people to change bad habits

Cigarette Butts

November 20, 2014

Mile Square launches new smoking cessation program

Navigators help Mi-QUIT smokers kick the habit

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August 5, 2014

Cigarette advertising banned, but e-cig marketing widespread

New tobacco products widely advertised on TV, social media

man with e-cigarette in mouth

June 16, 2014

E-cigs heavily marketed on Twitter, study finds

One third of commercial tweets offer discounts to purchase e-cig products

Man smoking a cigarette

November 25, 2013

Graphic warning labels on cigarette packages reduce smoking rates

Graphic cigarette warning labels in U.S. could decrease smokers by 5.3 and 8.6 million