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Survey Current Tobacco Smoking and Desire to Quit Tobacco Smoking among Students Aged 13-15 Years — Global Youth Tobacco Survey, 61 Countries, 2012 to 2015
Attached find a copy of the following article scheduled to be published this week in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Current Tobacco Smoking and Desire to Quit Tobacco Smoking among Students Aged 13-15 Years — Global Youth Tobacco Survey, 61 Countries, 2012 to 2015 CDC analyzed Global Youth […]
Preventing Chronic Disease Perceptions of Harm to Children Exposed to Secondhand Aerosol From Electronic Vapor Products, Styles Survey, 2015
Today CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) is releasing the following tobacco-related article in the May 25th edition of the journal Preventing Chronic Disease. Perceptions of Harm to Children Exposed to Secondhand Aerosol from Electronic Vapor Products, Styles Survey, 2015 Over 45 percent of U.S. adults believe children’s exposure to secondhand aerosol from e-cigarette products […]
Webinar NNN Webinar – Oral Cancer/HPV
The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan’s National Native Network and the Indian Health Services Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider) present a webinar series: Cancer Risk Reduction in Indian Country. Title: TBA – Topic will cover Oral Cancer/HPV Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Time: 3 – 4 PM, EDT REGISTER HERE: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5785034632914899971 Presenter: Chris Johnson, MA, Project Coordinator, American Indian […]
Webinar May 2017 National Native Network Newsletter
DOWNLOAD NEWSLETTER HERE DOWNLOAD NEWSLETTER HERE The May 2017 National Native Network Newsletter includes: NNN to present at NIHB Public Health Summit Upcoming NNN Webinar presented by Cathy Edgerly Call for Abstracts NACR Training Information Part 2 Podcast Uploaded with Linda Burhansstipanov Infographics Articles and Publications Upcoming Events
Sun May is National Skin Cancer Prevention and Detection Month
Longer days, warmer weather, don’t forget that sunscreen. Protect the skin you’re in! Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States and the most preventable cause of skin cancer is over exposure to UV light (from the sun or artificial sources). How to reduce your risk: Stay in the shade, […]
nnn CCC Resource: Viral Hepatitis and Liver Cancer Social Media Toolkit
We are pleased to provide the attached resource – Viral Hepatitis and Liver Cancer Social media Toolkit. This is a very useful resource used to promote the awareness of the link between hepatitis and liver cancer. May is Hepatitis Awareness Month and National Hepatitis Testing Day is on May 19, 2017. Please use this resource […]