ASH to award 2013 William Dameshek Prize to Andrew S.

Weyrich recently served as Chair of ASH's Scientific Committee on Platelets and currently serves on the American Center Association's Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. Most recently, Dr. Weyrich was awarded the Investigator Recognition Award at the XXIII Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis and received the Excellent Membership award from The Children's Health Study Center at The University of Utah. ‘ASH is very happy to honor Dr. Weyrich for innovative, paradigm-shifting work that has positioned him at the forefront of redefining platelet function,’ said ASH President Janis L. Abkowitz, MD, of the University of Washington. ‘His outstanding research have changed our knowledge of the hemostatic functions of platelets, and moreover, the function of platelets in inflammation, infection, and angiogenesis.The American Cancer Culture said the study by RTI’s Public Health Policy Research Program using state data shows a have to help even more poor New Yorkers quit smoking or never start. Cigarette tax shocker: 15 states with tiny tobacco tariffs Pictures: Classic ads of doctors endorsing tobacco CDC: Cigarette make use of down, but loose cigars and tobacco more popular In New York, with the nation’s highest cigarette taxes, a pack of cigarettes can cost $12, though many smokers have turned to cheaper smokes bought online and through the use of roll-your-own devices. Wealthier smokers – those earning $60,000 or even more – spend 2 % on smokes, based on the scholarly study.