• Government Action Needed to Assist Poor to Stop Smoking

    The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported today that the adult smoking rate in the United States fell to a record low 16.8 percent in 2014,… more »
  • For babies born in the big city, it's survival of the richest.

    As more and more mothers seek better opportunities for their children in urban areas, Save the Children's new report, State of the World's Mothers 2015: The Urban Disadvantage, looks at the real story behind the bright lights of the big city. Focusing… more »
  • Thoughts for Memorial Day 2015

    As Memorial Day draws near and is time to remember the fallen, military service members and others who provide services to our communities. I find my heart is also remembering the many young black men who have fallen in our communities due to prejudice,… more »
  • STEM Project for At Risk Middle School Girls

    Millennium Health and Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County announced today the launch of a new program, Beyond School Walls STEM Sister-2-Sister, focused on providing at-risk youth in San Diego with curriculum designed to get them excited about… more »
  • Support the Tobacco Tax Plan - It Will Protect Kids, Save Lives and Cut Health Care Costs

    The following is a statement of Susan M. Liss, Executive Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids strongly supports President Obama's proposal to increase the federal tobacco tax, which is a proven way to prevent kids… more »