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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 http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/skin/burningtruth/ 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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ACC Congratulates Dr. Claudia Barone

May 5, 2014 | By Rachael Moore

ACC is proud of our own Dr. Claudia Barone, who has been appointed as a member of the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC). This is a great honor for the Profession of Nursing, the College of Nursing and Claudia as she […]

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Clinton School of Public Service Job Announcement

May 2, 2014 | By Rachael Moore

University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service Center on Community Philanthropy Fellowship Program 2014-15  Mission: The mission of the University Of Arkansas Clinton School Of Public Service Center on Community Philanthropy is to explore the concept of philanthropy as the kind of giving and sharing from within that is characteristic of positive change and […]

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ACC Quarterly Meeting May 13, 2014

May 1, 2014 | By Rachael Moore

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April is National Cancer Control Month

April 11, 2014 | By Rachael Moore

  April is National Cancer Control Month. This year, the Arkansas Cancer Coalition invites members to review and provide comments on the first draft of the third Arkansas Cancer Plan which we released during this year’s Summit. To download the full report and provide feedback, click on the link: http://www.arcancercoalition.org/resources. We request your feedback by April 30, […]

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Joe Pack’s Smoking and Lung Cancer Testimonial

April 11, 2014 | By Rachael Moore

Joe Pack’s Smoking and Lung Cancer Testimonial Joe Pack loss his battle with small cell lung cancer, but he won the war. Beyond his last breath, Joe warns smokers to quit now. Go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbN-eVjhQ8s to view the video

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National Public Health Week: Start Here

April 11, 2014 | By Rachael Moore

National Public Health Week: Start Here During the first full week of April each year, the American Public Health Association (APHA) brings together communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week (NPHW) as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and to highlight issues that are important to improving our […]

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Arkansas Lung Cancer Rates Declining

January 14, 2014 | By Rachael Moore

Arkansas Lung Cancer Rates Declining  Little Rock, AR   — A new analysis of lung-cancer data suggests tobacco control efforts are having a major impact on Americans’ health.  Nationally, the rate of new lung cancer cases decreased in the U.S. from 2005 to 2009, according to a report in this week’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.  “The […]

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