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When They Can’t Buy Flavored Tobacco, Kids Are Less Likely to Smoke or Vape

Comparing Studies on the Effect of Flavored Tobacco Bans in San Francisco and Oakland

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Annenberg Presentations at ICA 2022

The International Communication Association will be hosting a hybrid conference this year with the in-person sessions in Paris.

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New Institute Seeks A Remedy for Medical Misinformation

The Penn Medical Communication Research Institute brings together interdisciplinary researchers with a mission to improve medical communication and health literacy.

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Mandates Likely Work to Increase Vaccine Uptake

Rather than causing a backlash, vaccination requirements will succeed at getting more people inoculated, according to research from PIK Professor Dolores Albarracín and colleagues at Penn.

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Study Examines Smoking Risk Factors and Prevention Among Transgender and Gender Expansive Adults

A new study aims to fill a critical research gap on effective, culturally sensitive approaches to smoking cessation among transgender and gender expansive individuals.

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Misinformation on Twitter Adversely Affects Adults’ Health Decisions

A new study is the first to explore the effect of misinformation on Twitter about e-cigarette harms.

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Coding the Emotions that Anti-tobacco Ads Evoke

Two sophomores interned this summer with Professor Andy Tan, designing and testing culturally appropriate anti-smoking campaigns for young women who identify as sexual minorities.

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Jackson and Tan Mentor Doctoral Students on Conducting Community-Engaged Research

Thanks to a new Penn program, doctoral students Antoine Haywood and David S. Cordero are getting hands-on research experience.

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Annenberg Faculty Receive $3.49 Million Grant to Study Vaping among LGBTQ+ Youth

Led by Professor Andy Tan, the research team aims to create anti-vaping messages tailored to LGBTQ+ teens.