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Tobacco Cessation for Cancer Survivors

June 12, 2017 | By Myca Grant

The American Cancer Society in partnership with the Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partnership developed a guide to help coalitions and health units implement tobacco cessation for cancer survivors. To read the report, click here.

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Be Sun S.M.A.R.T

June 12, 2017 | By Myca Grant

ACC is reminding you to be Sun S.M.A.R.T this summer! Slip on a hat Move to the shade Apply sunscreen Reapply sunscreen Tell your friends to be Sun S.M.A.R.T For more information, visit the CDC’s page on sun safety here.

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Melanoma Awareness

May 17, 2017 | By Myca Grant

May is Melanoma Awareness Month!  This month is all about learning about the risks of skin cancer and ways to reduce your risk.  For more information, please follow along on our Facebook page to get tips and tricks.

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The Flavor Report

May 17, 2017 | By Myca Grant

The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids has released a new report highlighting the growth of flavored tobacco products.  The FDA has banned flavored cigarettes, but there has been an increase in candy-flavored e-cigarettes and cigars.  The report urges the FDA to ban all flavored tobacco products. To read the full report, click here.

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ACC Workgroups

May 17, 2017 | By Myca Grant

Are you interested in moving the needle on cancer in Arkansas?  Then join an ACC workgroup!  Together, we can make a difference. To join a workgroup or learn about what each of our workgroups are doing, please click here.

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ARCHWA

May 17, 2017 | By Myca Grant

The Arkansas Community Health Worker Association 5th Annual Arkansas Community Health Worker Summit is coming up!  It will be held at the Crowne Plaza in Little Rock on June 5-6.   This event highlights ARCHWA’s role in educating public health and health system professionals about the value of CHWs as well as addressing relevant policy […]

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Arkansas Public Health Association Conference

April 6, 2017 | By Myca Grant

The 69th Arkansas Public Health Association annual meeting and expo, “Building a Healthy Arkansas: Strategies to Improve Health in the Natural State” will be held May 10-12, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The conference is targeted toward public health professionals in the state, school, medical, and community settings. Information will be tailored to teachers, […]

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The Flavor Report

April 6, 2017 | By Myca Grant

The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids has released a new report highlighting the growth of flavored tobacco products.  The FDA has banned flavored cigarettes, but there has been an increase in candy-flavored e-cigarettes and cigars.  The report urges the FDA to ban all flavored tobacco products. To read the full report, click here.

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Chronic Disease Forum

April 6, 2017 | By Myca Grant

The Tenth Annual Chronic Disease Forum & Cardiovascular Disease Summit is coming up soon!  It will be held on Thursday, April 20 and Friday, April 21 at the Benton Event Center. To register for the conference, click here.

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Cancer Control Month

April 4, 2017 | By Myca Grant

April is Cancer Control Month! This campaign promotes cancer prevention, screening, resources for survivors, investment into research, and progress toward effective cancer control.  Learn more about what cancers are affecting Arkansas in this interactive map from the CDC by clicking here.  To raise awareness in your community using Twitter and Facebook messages you can adapt and […]

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