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Truth Initiative CVS teams with Truth Initiative to stamp out tobacco use at college campuses

ORIGINAL ARTICLE by Brian Berk of Drug Store News HERE The CVS Health Foundation is teaming up with the Truth Initiative to work with students and administrators of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and community colleges across the country to advocate for, adopt and implement 100% smoke- and tobacco-free campus policies. According to CVS, […]

nnn 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 ARCHIVE HERE: DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION SLIDES HERE     Presenter:  Hilary […]

nnn 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, […]

Resource USCS Cancer Data Visualization site from CDC

NEW RESOURCE HERE The Cancer Surveillance Branch is pleased to announce the release of new application:  United States Cancer Statistics:  Data Visualizations.  A user-friendly product that allows caner surveillance data to be directly and more easily accessible by public and cancer control planners.  The United States Cancer Statistics (USCS) Data Visualization tool displays a subset […]

Spriit of Eagles Call for Abstracts: 10th Annual Conference Changing Patterns of Cancer in Native Communities: Strength through Tradition and Science

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS:  Friday, April 14, 2017 COURSE DESCRIPTION Strength through Tradition and Science, builds upon our nine previous “Changing Cancer Patterns in Native Communities,” National Conferences and will be held September 21-24, 2017 in Niagra Falls, New York.  All who work with American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) community-based health promotion and disease prevention are welcome […]

Women's Health Women smokers 13 times more likely to have a major heart attack than non-smoking peers

ORIGINAL ARTICLE FROM MedicalXpress.com HERE Women smokers under the age of 50 are nearly 13 times more likely to suffer a major heart attack than non-smokers even if they are fit and healthy, according to new research led by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. New research, presented by cardiologists from the South Yorkshire Cardiothoracic […]

SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Gone Too Soon

Dear Aileen, I can’t believe that it has been 13 years since you passed after a two and a half years fight against colorectal cancer.  you were so strong and so positive through all the poking, prodding, and chemo treatments.  I wish you had gotten checked earlier so that maybe your cancer wouldn’t have taken […]

Powwow for Hope American Indian Cancer Foundation to host Powwow for Hope on May 6, 2017

American Indian Cancer Foundation to host Powwow for Hope, the nation’s only known cancer awareness powwow, on May 6, 2017 MINNEAPOLIS — The American Indian Cancer Foundation (AICAF) will host its sixth annual Powwow for Hope:  Dancing for Life, Love & Hope on May 6, 2017 at the Base Camp facility at Fort Snelling.  Powwow […]

nnn 1 in 4 youths exposed to secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes, study shows

ORIGINAL ARTICLE FROM The Washington Post BY Jia Naqvi HERE One in four middle school and high school students report that they have been exposed to secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes in the past 30 days, according to a new study by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The finding translates to about […]

Survey 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 […]