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American Indian Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs About Smokeless Tobacco (SLT): A Comparison of Two Focus Group Studies

COMPLETE ARTICLE HERE Article:  American Indian Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs About Smokeless Tobacco (SLT):  A Comparison of Two Focus Group Studies Journal of Community Health (April 26, 2017, Epub ahead of print).  Predominant themes emerged from three major topic areas (SLT use, program development, and recreational SLT use) during the discussions from both sides. COMPLETE […]

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

Young adult smokers – a hidden demographic

ORIGINAL FROM MEDICALXPRESS HERE In their many efforts since the 1990s to prevent Canadians from taking up smoking, governments have had a big blind spot: young adults. That’s the finding of new research published in the Canadian Journal of Public Health by Thierry Gagné, a doctoral student at Université de Montréal’s School of Public Health. […]

National Native Network Webinar: AICTP Updates

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:  American Indian Commercial Tobacco Program Updates Date:  Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Time: 3 – 4 PM, EDT REGISTER HERE: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2031635086453490691 Presenter:  Hilary Baca, Client Relationship Manager, Health Initiatives, […]

Quit Methods Used by US Adult Cigarette Smokers, 2014-2016

Three out of every four U.S. adult cigarette smokers who tried to quit in the past three months used multiple quit methods during their most recent quit attempt.  The three most commonly used methods for trying to quit were giving up cigarettes all at once, or “cold turkey,” reducing the number of cigarettes they smoked, […]

Results Available from Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the results of the first large-scale federal survey designed to provide detailed health information about the Native Hawaiian and Pacific Island population in the Unite States.  The project, the Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), was conducted in 2014 through […]

SD QuitLine among most successful in nation

ORIGINAL ARTICLE BY Sara Bertsch of The Daily Republic HERE Need help quitting smoking?  Call the South Dakota QuitLine, which has been proven the best service in the state – and possibly, the nation. The national quit rate across the nation is around 30.3 percent, according to Jacob Parsons, the South Dakota Tobacco Control Program […]

National and State Trends in Sales of Cigarettes and E-Cigarettes, U.S., 2011-2015

Today CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) is releasing a tobacco-related article in the March 9th edition of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine entitled, “National and State Trends in Sales of Cigarettes and E-Cigarettes, U.S., 2011-2015.” Authors examined retail scanner data from convenience and grocery stores; mass merchandisers like Walmart; drug, dollar, and club […]

Cigarette smoking and adverse health outcomes among adults receiving federal housing assistance

The following article was recently released online ahead of print by the journal Preventative Medicine.  The manuscript was co-authored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health. Article:  Cigarette smoking and adverse health outcomes among adults receiving federal housing assistance This study is the first to document […]

MMWR – Association Between The Real Cost Media Campaign and Smoking Initiation Among Youths — United States, 2014–2016

Today, FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products is releasing the following article in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Association Between The Real Cost Media Campaign and Smoking Initiation Among Youths — United States, 2014–2016 The Food and Drug Administration’s first national tobacco-focused public education campaign, The Real Cost, has been effective by preventing nearly 350,000 […]
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Upcoming Events

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National Native Network Webinar Series Cancer Risk Reduction in Indian Country:  American Indian Commercial Tobacco Program Updates - Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 3 p.m. EDT - We will be going over general information on National Jewish Health and the Michigan Tobacco Quit line, along with an update on how the American Indian Commercial Tobacco Program is going.  This will also include some preliminary data on utilization and demographics.  For free culturally appropriate commercial tobacco cessation coaching, call 1-855-372-0037.  More details to be announced soon.  MORE INFORMATION HERE

Funding Opportunity - The Patient-Centered Research Institute (PCORI) is seeking Letters of Intent (LOIs) for Tier A projects through their Pipeline to Proposal Awards Initiative.  This program supports the development of research ideas and proposals designed by partnerships of patients, caregivers, and other healthcare stakeholders.  The deadline for submitting a letter of intent is Thursday, April 20.  The purpose of the Pipeline to Proposal (P2P) Awards program is to help people form new collaborations with the goal of developing proposals for research with sound scientific rigor and robust patient engagement.  We are interested in research teams that include patients, caregivers, clinicians, and other healthcare stakeholders, as well as researchers.  KEY INFORMATION:  1. Letter of Intent deadline: April 20, 2017, 2. Application deadline: June 30, 2017, 3. Funding announcement: Pipeline to Proposal Awards Tier A Pre-Engagement/Community Projects, 4. PCORI provides up to $50,000 over the project term, which can last up to 12 months, 5. More about the Pipeline to Proposal Awards Initiative.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY - Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative Funding - Deadline:  August 1, 2017, 2 p.m. PDT - The Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is proud to announce the new competitive cooperative agreement Funding Opportunity Announcement!  The Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative seeks to reduce significant health disparities impacting racial and ethnic minorities and/or disadvantaged populations through implementing evidence-based strategies with the greatest potential for impact.  The program is intended to serve residents in communities disproportionately impacted by the opioid epidemic; childhood/adolescent obesity; and serious mental illness.  For more information read the full announcement.  Download the detailed funding opportunity description.  A technical assistance webinar is also available online.

CONFERENCE - 2017 CDC National Cancer Conference, Visualizing the Future through Prevention, Innovation, and Communication - August 14-16, 2017 - Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia, 4355 Ashford-Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30346 - The conference theme, "Visualizing the Future Through Prevention, innovation, and Communication," represents the opportunity for translating research into practice to improve public health.  A wide variety of local, state, territorial, federal, academic, national, and community-based cancer prevention and control programs will be represented, creating an excellent opportunity for you to meet partners from around the country.  LEARN MORE

SAVE THE DATE - CDC Conference - August 15-17, 2017 - 2017 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media - Atlanta, Georgia - FULL DETAILS HERE.

Spirit of EAGLES National Conference "Changing Patterns of Cancer in Native Communities" - September 21 - 24, 2017 - Niagra Falls, NY - For more information regarding the conference, visit www.nativeamericanprograms.net or contact Marcy Averill at averill.marcy@mayo.edu.

Tenth AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically UnderservedSeptember 25-28, 2017, Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia - The AACR Cancer Health Disparities conferences advance the understanding and, ultimately, help to eliminate the disparities in cancer that represent a major public health problem in our country. By promoting the exchange of novel ideas and information between a wide range of professionals from academia, industry, government, and the community, these conferences harness the potential and maximize the many opportunities for bringing research on health disparities from bench to bedside or community, and back again. The goals of these conferences have been to bring together scientists and other professionals working in a variety of disciplines to discuss the latest findings in the field and to stimulate the development of new research in cancer health disparities. Make plans now to join us for this exciting program. - Continuing Medical Education Activity AMA PRA Category 1  CreditsTM available