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2017 Public Health Ethics Forum: Optimal Health for Her Whole Life – Continuing Education Now Available!

The 2017 Public Health Ethics Forum, “Optimal Health for Her Whole Life,” focused on a range of health issues and actions to improve the health of women and girls in the United States. The National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care at Tuskegee University and the Office of Minority Health and Health Equity [...]

2017 Public Health Ethics Forum: Optimal Health for Her Whole Life – Continuing Education Now Available!2017-10-30T09:45:33-04:00

Upcoming Webinars on Opioids from HHS Aug. 9 – 16, 2017

Don't miss these great Webinars coming up in the next few days! Understanding the Opioid Crisis: What’s at the Heart of the Matter? Wednesday, August 9, 2017 Noon- 1 pm EST, Register for this webinar here. National attention is focused on the opioid crisis, and communities are struggling to respond. In this webinar, national leaders [...]

Upcoming Webinars on Opioids from HHS Aug. 9 – 16, 20172017-08-07T13:38:22-04:00

Pandemic Influenza: CDC Releases Updated Community Mitigation Guidelines

On April 21, 2017 the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released updated pre-pandemic planning guidelines entitled Community Mitigation Guidelines to Prevent Pandemic Influenza – United States, 2017. Like the 2007 interim guidance, the 2017 Community Mitigation Guidelines serve as a planning tool for state [...]

Pandemic Influenza: CDC Releases Updated Community Mitigation Guidelines2017-06-26T13:43:10-04:00

Talk with your patients/clients/friends/faith community members about quitting tobacco!

Talking with them about quitting smoking will increase their chances of quitting for good. Check out resources from the CDC to help you start the conversation: http://1.usa.gov/1CEHMKC

Talk with your patients/clients/friends/faith community members about quitting tobacco!2017-01-12T12:50:03-05:00

2017 Tips Campaign

Key Message: Smoking causes immediate damage to your body, which can lead to long-term health problems. What are those health problems? Cancer (lung, throat, head and neck, colorectal) Heart disease Stroke COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) Gum disease Preterm birth HIV (human immunodefi ciency virus) Dual use (the current use of both cigarettes and electronic [...]

2017 Tips Campaign2017-01-12T11:29:29-05:00

2017 Tips From Former Smokers (Tips) Campaign Launches

The Tips Campaign is back!  Beginning Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 the CDC began airing Tips campaign advertisements on national television, in magazines and online.  "The campaign features hard-hitting ads from previous years that focus on health issues caused or made worse by smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke. These include conditions such as throat and [...]

2017 Tips From Former Smokers (Tips) Campaign Launches2017-01-12T11:31:45-05:00

CDC – Zika Topic of the Week: MOSQUITO SEASON ISN’T OVER

Mosquitoes can remain active during the fall & into winter. Protect yourself! Use this sample from the CDC to continue to spread the word about Zika: Summer may have ended, but it’s still mosquito season in many states. If you live in places where the weather stays warmer longer, it is important to continue taking [...]

CDC – Zika Topic of the Week: MOSQUITO SEASON ISN’T OVER2016-10-24T12:09:36-04:00

CDC: Resources to Fight Zika

Today the Florida Department of Health announced it had determined that four Zika cases in the State were likely transmitted by local mosquitoes, a first in the U.S. Mainland. New resources have been produced to fight Zika. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has an updated Zika website: http://www.cdc.gov/zika/. Sesame Street has created [...]

CDC: Resources to Fight Zika2016-11-30T17:31:10-05:00
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