News

May 10, 2019
Joanne Ursini, 65, a 23-year Yale Hospitality employee, quit smoking after enrolling in a workplace-based smoking cessation program at Yale’s Davenport College.  Read...
March 21, 2019
As the vaping epidemic continues, researchers point to well-known health risks associated with nicotine.  Read full article.
December 3, 2018
Margaret Carnright, assistant director, Yale Educational Travel, started smoking in the late 1970s, after a dare from her older sister. By 1984, she had tried to quit a few...
October 19, 2018
For over 40 years, the American Cancer Society has hosted the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November.  The Great American Smokeout, this year on November...
September 25, 2018
The National Institutesof Health (NIH) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have renewed a $20 million grant for the Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (...
April 2, 2018
  The Yale Center for Health & Learning Games has received a three-year, $1.4 million grant to study and disseminate their videogame intervention, smokeSCREEN, to raise...
March 15, 2018
To the Yale Community, As an institution of higher education which researches and treats the effects of smoking and tobacco use, Yale cares deeply about the health of its...