Pink Fund – Grants for Patients Undergoing Breast Cancer Treatment

Below is information on The Pink Fund.  The Pink Fund provides grants to women or spouses of women who need to take time off work for breast cancer treatment and/or recovering from a mastectomy or lumpectomy. The Pink Fund provides 90-Day non-medical cost-of-living expenses on behalf of breast cancer patients in active treatment, so they […]

Nationwide Offering Basic Tobacco Intervention Skills Certification for Native Communities

With support from the National Native Network and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, we have the opportunity to host the University of Arizona, Basic Tobacco Intervention Skills Course for Native Communities.  Register here:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5KL2JGL The Basic Tobacco Intervention Skills Certification for Native Communities is an accredited eight-hour continuing education/certification course that teaches brief […]

More than 3 Million Youth Reported Using a Commercial Tobacco Product in 2022

CDC and FDA released the following tobacco-related article in the journal, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2022 More than 3 million (11.0%) U.S. youth reported using a commercial tobaco productin 2022, including more than 2.5 million high school and 530,000 middle school […]

CDC Best Practices User Guide Supplement – Tobacco Where You Live: Retail Strategies to Promote Health Equity

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Office on Smoking and Health has published a new supplement to the Best Practices User Guides, Tobacco Where You Live:  Retail Strategies to Promote Health Equity.  The document was written in partnership with the Center for Public Health Systems Science at Washington University in St. Louis. The […]

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) in Indian Country – Screening, Treatment Support & Live TA for RPMS and iCare Users

Title:  Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) in Indian Country – Screening, Treatment Support & Live TA for RPMS and iCare Users Date:  Wednesday, November 30, 2022 Time:  3 – 4 p.m., EDT REGISTER HERE: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/6716685248481/WN_GkyLemPiQAGK2RwtcZ2IEQ Description: This talk will give an overview of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) epidemiology, disparities, and national screening efforts.  Hepatitis C is […]

Outreach from the FDA Center for Tobacco Products

Below is the quarterly newsletter from the FDA Center for Tobacco Products.  The FDA CTP provides a quarterly newsletter with CTP updates and resources for stakeholders at American Indian/Alaska Native-serving organizations.  The most recent issue of the newsletter is below.  Should you wish to be added to these communications, reach out to Megan Hicks, at […]

CDC Foundational National E-Cigarette Sales Data Brief

CDC Foundation has posted their most recent National Data Brief highlighting trends in national e-cigarette sales from January 2018 through July 2022 (Issue 21) on the CDC Foundation website:  https://www.cdcfoundation.org/programs/monitoring-e-cigarette-use-among-youth A direct link to the brief is here:  https://www.cdcfoundation.org/National-E-CigaretteSales-DataBrief-2022-July22?inlineand Questions for CDC Foundation regarding this information can be sent to:  ecigarettemonitoring@cdcfoundation.org

ACS Journals: Annual Report to the Nation: Cancer Deaths Continue Downward Trend

SEE FULL REPORT AND JOURNAL ARTICLE HERE Abstract Background The American Cancer Society, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Cancer Institute, and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries collaborate to provide annual updates on cancer occurrence and trends in the United States. Methods Data on new cancer diagnoses during 2001–2018 […]

FDA Denies Marketing of Logic’s Menthol E-Cigarette Products

SEE MEDIA RELEASE Today, FDA issued marketing denial orders (MDOs) for several e-cigarette products currently marketed by Logic Technology Development LLC (Logic). These products include the Logic Pro Menthol e-Liquid Package and Logic Power Menthol e-Liquid Package. As a result, the company must not market or distribute these products in the United States or risk […]

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: Saving Lives Project (SLP) grant

Applications due by November 10, 2022, at 4:30 pm CST GLITEC invites Tribes and urban Indian organizations in the Bemidji Area (Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Chicago) to submit applications for a Saving Lives Project (SLP) grant. This opportunity will provide noncompetitive funding to support short-term projects that aim to address opioid use and overdose prevention.  […]
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