Apr 09, 2015, Tips From Former Smokers Campaign new resources…

The 2015 Tips Campaign is kicking off. Don’t miss these resources:

1. Order CDC’s new 1-800-QUIT-NOW notepads (type notepad in search bar)
2. Link to “I’m Ready to Quit!” from your website
3. Download free resources from the Tips Download Center
4. Visit the Tips website for more resources



Apr 06, 2015, Interrupting sitting time may improve health

Even interrupting sitting time may improve health in type 2 diabetes
Rueters Health

Don’t miss this great article about the importance of even the smallest amounts of activity.

“People with Type 2 diabetes could trim down and improve their metabolic health by replacing long periods of sitting with periodic standing, taking the stairs or even just changing the television station manually, a new study suggests.”

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Feb 20, 2015, National Summit on Advanced Illness Care

As the largest alliance of its kind, C-TAC (Coalition to Transform Advance Care) is bringing the best and brightest together to identify and implement evidence-based practices to improve advanced illness care. Please join us on March 2-3, 2015 for the National Summit on Advanced Illness Care, at the Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC.

Community and faith leaders will be represented at the Summit — ensuring that CTAC and the work of their members are grounded in community perspectives. C-TAC is advancing the movement for high quality, cost effective, patient-centered care for the advanced illness and end of life population. Speakers include Rev. Tyrone Pitts of the Progressive National Baptist Convention, Teresa Cutts, of the Congregational Health Network (the “Memphis” model), Victor Dzau of IOM, Patrick Conway of CMS/HHS.

[ Register Here! ]