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June 07, 2014

Governor Bobby Jindal and DHH Secretary Kathy Kliebert Announce "Well-Ahead Louisiana" Health Initiative

Statewide campaign aims to improve wellness through voluntary and organizational changes Monday, April 14, 2014 | Contact: Media & Communications: Phone: 225.342.1532, E-mail: BATON…  read more

June 05, 2014

Local Nurse Featured in Article Highlighting Dangers of Tobacco Use

A Lake Charles neonatal nurse practitioner who serves as a grantee of the Louisiana Tobacco Control Program was recently featured in a Thrive magazine article…  read more

May 30, 2013

DHH Encourages Smokers to "Talk With Your Doctor" for Help Quitting for Good; May 31 is World No Tobacco Day

BATON ROUGE, LA — The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are encouraging smokers to…  read more

April 18, 2013

Women & Children's Hospital Sponsors Kick Butts Day 2013 Video PSA Contest

LAKE CHARLES, LA — Women and Children’s Hospital, a grantee of the Louisiana Tobacco Control Program, sponsored a public service announcement (PSA) contest in honor…  read more

November 15, 2012

Great American Smokeout Encourages Smokers to Set Quit Date; Louisiana Quitline Offers No Cost Support for Tobacco Users

BATON ROUGE, LA. – The American Cancer Society’s annual Great American Smokeout® encourages smokers to set Nov. 15 as their quit date, or the day…  read more

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