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FDA: Vaping Prevention and Education Resource Center

The FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) announced the launch of the Vaping Prevention and Education Resource Center.  The online resource center provides science-based, standards-mapped materials that teachers can use to help their students understand the dangers associated with vaping and nicotine addiction. The new resource center features numerous age-appropriate, cross-curricular resources for teachers to […]

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, […]
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Pap-A-Thon Toolkit: Hosting a Women’s Community Health Event – Increasing Cervical Cancer Screening in Rural Tribal Communities

DOWNLOAD TOOLKIT HERE Cervical Cancer is the fourth most common cancer among women globally, with an estimated 570,000 new cases worldwide in 2018. American Indian/Alaskan Native (AI/AN) women experience higher cervical cancer incidence compared to White women, specifically the Northern Plains, Alaska, Southern Plains, and Pacific Coast regions (Melknonian et al., 2019). At least 80% […]

Identifying Governmental Public Health Systems Barriers and Facilitators to Complying with and Expanding Race and Ethnicity Data Disaggregation Standards

Document created by Croal Services Group, submitted to Robert Wood Johnson Foundation March 31, 2022 DOWNLOAD REPORT HERE

WEBINAR: Cancer Survivorship Care

The National Native Network presents a webinar. Title:  Cancer Survivorship CareDate:  Wednesday, April 27, 2022Time:  3 – 4 p.m., EDT Learning Objectives/Outcomes:At the conclusion of this activity, the healthcare team will be able to: 1.  Examine the American Cancer Society’s cancer survivorship care guidelines.2.  Identify the unique aspects of cancer survivorship care coordination for American Indian cancer […]

WEBINAR: Smoke-Free Tribal Housing Policies

DOWNLOAD SLIDES HERE The National Native Network with the Indian Health Service Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider) present a webinar. Title:  Smoke-Free Tribal Housing PoliciesDate:  Wednesday, March 30, 2022Time:  3 – 4 p.m., EDT Learning Objectives/Outcomes:At the conclusion of this activity, the healthcare team will be able to: 1.  Identify the risks of smoking in multi-unit tribal housing, […]

Nicotine Pouch Unit Sales in the US From 2016 to 2020

CDC has released the following tobacco-related publication in the journal, JAMA. Nicotine Pouch Unit Sales in the US from 2016 to 2020 Manufacturers are currently marketing nicotine pouches and e-cigarettes with synthetic nicotine in the US.  Whether derived from tobacco plants or synthetically developed in a laboratory, nicotine is an addictive drug with known adverse […]

CDC Best Practices User Guide: Putting Evidence into Practice in Tobacco Prevention and Control

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Office on Smoking and Health has published a new Best Practices User Guide:  Putting Evidence into Practice in Tobacco Prevention and Control.  The guide was written in partnership with the Center for Public Health Systems Science at Washington University in St. Louis. After more than 50 years of research, […]

Notes from the Field: E-Cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students — National Youth Tobacco Survey, United States, 2021

On September 30, 2021, CDC and the Food and Drug Administration are releasing the following tobacco-related article in the journal, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Notes from the Field:  E-Cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students — National Youth Tobacco Survey, United States, 2021 Youth e-cigarette use remains a serious public health concern […]

Partnering to Reduce Colon Cancer Health Disparities Among the American Indian Population

Click here to see full article and download Abstract American Indian and Alaska Native people experience higher rates of several cancers, including lung, colorectal, liver, stomach, and kidney cancers, compared to non-Hispanic White people in the United States.  Cancer disparities are also prominent among the American Indian population and vary by region.  Disproportionately high rates […]
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