Researchers document history of fear in public health campaigns

October 5, 2018
Emotions like fear are powerful messaging tools, but should be balanced with facts and used with care

E-cigarettes: Harm reduction or ‘gateway’ to new smokers?

January 19, 2018
Policy needs to allow for the sale and use of products to reduce the number of people using risky tobacco cigarettes

Teens’ use of e-cigarettes rising, according to Surgeon General report

December 12, 2016
Report calls youth e-cig use ‘major public health concern.’ Can further policy help?

Does the United States need a change in health care strategy?

November 1, 2016
How health behaviors lower life expectancy and increase costs

You Asked: Can you get lung cancer if you don’t smoke?

August 30, 2016
Yes it is possible, and not always due to secondhand smoke exposure

Center for Community Health Development awarded funding to evaluate Texas smoking cessations programs among Hispanic and LGBT populations

June 22, 2015

The Department of State Health Services has selected the Center for Community Health Development (CCHD) at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health to develop outreach and evaluation strategies for a program aimed at lowering the disproportionately high rates of smoking among Hispanic and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) populations.

Combating adolescent smoking in Texas: Tobacco cessation program harnesses participant interaction to teach teens to quit

December 2, 2014

Brian Colwell, Ph.D. and his research partners at the University of Houston and the University of Texas develop an intervention used in virtually every Texas county over the past decade targeting tobacco cessation among adolescents.