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October 11, 2023

NIH and FDA award $18.6M to UNC Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

August 24, 2023

NC youth leaders champion vaping prevention at inaugural UNC-led summit

June 15, 2023

“Tobacco-free nicotine” labels for e-cigarettes increase purchase intentions among teen e-cigarette users

May 31, 2023

Seth Noar named ICA Fellow

October 13, 2022

UNC researchers find FDA ‘The Real Cost’ ads reduce teen openness to vaping

May 10, 2022

Study reveals most effective anti-vaping messages for teens

August 30, 2021

Professor Seth Noar launches health communication lab

June 23, 2020

UNC lands millions to combat teen vaping

December 26, 2019

How to find reliable health advice this New Year’s resolution season

December 1, 2019

UNC Lineberger faculty honored for highly cited research

August 5, 2019

FDA warns teens against ‘epidemic of addiction’ — amid revelation that Juul representatives visited high schools

October 2, 2019

NCI awards Noar $1.4M to measure impact of tobacco prevention advertisements

June 28, 2018

‘Taste, stress relief, and doing vape tricks’ — Study surveys why youth vape

May 31, 2018

Picture warnings on cigarette packs change behavior because they are upsetting and memorable, study finds

May 18, 2018

Knowledge of e-cigarette health risks doesn’t deter teen use, survey shows

March 10, 2018

Woman’s cancer selfies could save lives

January 26, 2018

How Smarter Cancer Prevention Is Helping More Americans Beat the Odds 

December 13, 2017

Woman’s Selfie of Skin Cancer Went Viral, Sparked Awareness

May 22, 2017

Surge In Home Testing Sales Followed Charlie Sheen’s HIV Disclosure

April 24, 2017

As With Smoking, Using Disturbing Images To Stop Tanning Bed Use

August 9, 2016

Graphic cigarette pack warnings linked to reductions in smoking behavior, analysis finds

August 5, 2016

How Leonardo DiCaprio Got People to Care About Climate Change

July 15, 2016

Noar honored (again) as top health communication scholar

 February 22, 2016

‘Charlie Sheen Effect’ Fuels Interest in HIV, Researchers Find

November 4, 2015

Why Parents Should Have the ‘Sex Talk’ With Their Children

September 25, 2015

Video games with smoking characters lack tobacco warnings

July 1, 2015

U.S. Chamber Fights Smoking Laws While Hospitals and Insurers Sit on Its Board

June 30, 2015

Cigarette Packaging: The Big Picture

May 28, 2015

Cigarette warnings on packages work better with pictures

May 6, 2015

Study: Graphic Tobacco Warnings Are More Effective Than Text

UNC analysis shows advantage for picture-based cigarette pack warnings over text warnings

February 17, 2015

UNC’s multidisciplinary melanoma conference draws health professionals from around NC

July 8, 2014

UNC Lineberger researchers recognized by Thomson-Reuters as highly influential

May 7, 2014

How Steve Jobs’ Death Boosted Public Health Education

February 6, 2014

Despite awareness of health risks, young women continue using tanning beds

December 30, 2013

Celebrity Cancer Diagnosis Spurs Smokers to Try to Quit

December 15, 2013

People Seek Smoking Cessation Information When Celebrities Are Diagnosed With Cigarette-Caused Cancer

November 7, 2013

Media coverage of celebrity cancer cases impacts public awareness and cancer screening

September 19, 2013

UNC and Wake Forest awarded FDA, NIH grant to create Center for Regulatory Research on Tobacco Communications

August 28, 2013

Food Explorers program kicks off healthy eating in Rockingham County Schools

April 25, 2012

New book summarizes state of eHealth applications