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University of Wisconsin student has sights set on curing colon cancer

July 30, 2014 | By Kevin Holmes

Keven Stonewall isn’t your average 19-year-old college student. Sure, he likes to hang out with his friends, loves music — everything from Beethoven to Kanye West — and is involved in campus activities. But he also might cure colon cancer one day. He started his quest for a cure when he was 17, working as […]

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E- Cigarettes- Not without Risk

July 28, 2014 | By Kevin Holmes

Published: Sep 9, 2013 | Updated: Sep 10, 2013 By  Ed Susman , Contributing Writer, MedPage Today Reviewed by F. Perry Wilson, MD, MSCE; Instructor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, Nurse Planner Action Points These studies were published as abstracts and were presented at a conference. These data […]

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Smoking Within the LGBT Community

July 7, 2014 | By Rachael Moore

Dear Colleagues: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans smoke at much higher rates than average, so they suffer more smoking-related death and illness. In recognition of June as LGBT pride month, we are excited to launch a new video to help you raise awareness about the impact smoking has on the LGBT community and also […]

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Sun Safety – SLIP,SLOP, SLAP, and WRAP!

June 2, 2014 | By Nicole.Taylor

Did you know that one in five children will grow up to develop skin cancer? As we approach sun season, it is important to use our heads and protect them, along with the rest of our skin. In the same way we teach kids to wear bike helmets, we can also teach them to wear […]

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Let’s Clear the Air Campaign

June 2, 2014 | By Nicole.Taylor

About the Let’s Clear the Air Campaign The Let’s Clear the Air Campaign was created to educate Arkansans about the dangerous health effects of secondhand smoke on workers and the benefits of comprehensive smoke-free policies The campaign was created by talking with real Arkansans who work, or have worked, in smoking environments, including a bartender, […]

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ACC FY14 Member Survey

May 16, 2014 | By Rachael Moore

Go to accmembersurvey to take the annual ACC member survey. 

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LGBTQ Wellness Needs Assessment

May 16, 2014 | By Rachael Moore  

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World No Tobacco Day – 31 May 2014

May 14, 2014 | By Rachael Moore

World No Tobacco Day – 31 May 2014 Raise taxes on tobacco The global tobacco epidemic kills nearly 6 million people each year, of which more than 600 000 are non-smokers dying from breathing second-hand smoke. Unless we act, the epidemic will kill more than 8 million people every year by 2030. More than 80% […]

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Public Health Advisory - To Consumers of Electronic Cigarettes, Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) and Other Vapor Products

Public Health Advisory – To Consumers of Electronic Cigarettes, Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) and Other Vapor Products

May 8, 2014 | By Rachael Moore

To view the original article click here.  The Arkansas Department of Health is issuing this Public Health Advisory to consumers and is advising caution when considering e-cigarettes, Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), and vaping devices. These devices contain and emit harmful chemicals, are currently unregulated, and pose known and unknown health risks to users and […]

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CDC: The Burning Truth

May 6, 2014 | By Rachael Moore

The Burning Truth – Click on this link for more information A lot of people believe indoor tanning is safe. The truth is, tanning beds injure thousands of people each year badly enough to go to a hospital, and that’s just the beginning. People who indoor tan damage their skin, often getting wrinkles, warts, rashes, and dark […]

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