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FDA Focus on Prevention of Youth E-cigarette Use

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-08-15

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it is pursuing a strategic, new public health education campaign directed at discouraging the use of e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) by kids.

National Academy of Medicine: The Interplay of Community Trauma, Diet, and Physical Activity

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-08-15

An article from the National Academy of Medicine, The Interplay of Community Trauma, Diet, and Physical Activity, explores the impact of adverse community experiences on diet and activity related illnesses.

National Academy of Medicine: The Interplay of Community Trauma, Diet, and Physical Activity

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-08-15

An article from the National Academy of Medicine, The Interplay of Community Trauma, Diet, and Physical Activity, explores the impact of adverse community experiences on diet and activity related illnesses.

TFAH & Monitor Deloitte: Supporting Healthy Communities- Rethinking the Funding Approach

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-08-15

Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and Monitor Deloitte released published a new article, Supporting Healthy Communities: How Rethinking the Funding Approach Can Break Down Silos and Promote Health and Health Equity. The paper discusses a potential solution to bridge community partners and government agencies in joint prevention efforts aimed at addressing social factors of health.

New CDC Tools on the Over-prescribing of Opioids

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-08-15

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released several new articles and tools on the over-prescribing of opioids, including interactive maps that show prescribing rates by state and county. This data lets individuals see exactly what is happening in the county where they live.

Visit the CDC webpage to view more information and data on the opioid epidemic. Data available includes:

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