National Native Network Welcomes Kelsey Evans from SEARHC

The National Native Network welcomes Kelsey Evans from the SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium.  Kelsey will be the Network’s lead contact in our Alaska region. Kelsey Evans was born and raised in Southeast Alaska with a strong background in subsistence living with a focus on tradition and community.  She completed her Associates of Science in […]

NNN Webinar | Planning a Women’s Health Event – Pap-A-Thon Toolkit

Title:  Planning a Women’s Health Event – Pap-A-Thon ToolkitDate:  Wednesday, August 31, 2022Time:  3 – 4 p.m., EDT Learning Objectives/Outcomes:At the conclusion of this activity, the healthcare team will be able to: 1.  Examine cervical cancer disparities among AI/AN populations and reasons for delayed cervical screening.2.  Identify community’s cancer screening disparities, assessment of health data, […]

Digital Health Information: Media Coverage of Cancer and Its Impact on Patients

Online information about cancer is everywhere, but not all information is accurate or reliable and it can be difficult to determine what can be beneficial. Please join on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at 12 pm ET for the interactive webinar, “Digital Health Information:  Media Coverage of Cancer and Its Impact on Patients.”  During the webinar […]

Commercial Tobacco User Survey

This survey project is seeking American Indians who smoke commercial cigarettes to be interviewed by Zoom for 30 – 45 minutes to give input on ways to help people quit smoking.  They do not have to be thinking about quitting; just give their perspective.  Participants will receive a $50 gift card for their time.  Requesting […]

Cost of Cigarette Smoking-Attributable Productivity Loss, U.S., 2018

CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health released the following tobacco-related article in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Cost of Cigarette Smoking-Attributable Productivity Loss, U.S., 2018 Information on morbidity-related productivity losses attributable to cigarette smoking, an important component of the economic burden of cigarette smoking, is limited.  This study fills this gap by estimating these […]

California HPV Vaccine Week is August 1 – 7, 2022

California HPV Vaccine week is an annual observance held during the first week of August. The goal of this campaign is to increase awareness of the HPV vaccine and promote the vaccination of adolescents ages 9-13. California HPV Vaccine Week is an excellent way for families, providers, coalitions supporting children’s health, and local health departments […]

WEBINAR: Trauma Informed Mindful Movement & Meditative Journaling

From ACORNS at California Rural Indian Health Board July 21, 2022 10 – 11 am PT In this session, participants will take a pause in their schedule to slow down with low-impact, body inclusive, and trauma informed breath work, meditation, and movement.  This session includes meditative journaling focused on affirming and reflecting on our experiences […]

FDA Denies Authorization to Market JUUL Products

See original Food and Drug Administration Press Release Here For Immediate Release: June 23, 2022   Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued marketing denial orders (MDOs) to JUUL Labs Inc. for all of their products currently marketed in the United States. As a result, the company must stop selling and distributing these products. In addition, […]
Nathan M., age 54, Idaho; diagnosed with severe lung damage from secondhand smoke exposure; Nathan passed away in October 2013.

Quit Smoking this Father’s Day

Father’s Day is the perfect time to quit smoking.  Smoking not only causes damage to the smoker’s health, but the second- and third-hand smoke causes damage to the smoker’s children’s health as well.  Quitting smoking can be the single biggest thing a father can do to protect the health and wellbeing of his children. The […]

CDC: June Pride Month

New CDC Feature Article Highlights June Pride Month and the Importance of Giving Everyone a Chance at a Smokefree Life Pride Month is a chance to celebrate history, health, and justice in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) community.  A new CDC feature article highlights Pride Month and the importance of giving everyone […]

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