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PLAY BALL…Tobacco-free

The Beginning of Baseball’s Tobacco-Free Era at Miller Park Baseball’s opening day was April 3rd and, as the Milwaukee Brewer’s season starts, there’s a change this year at Miller Park. For the first time, Miller Park is a tobacco-free venue. … Continue reading

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As more teens use e-cigarettes, NC lawmakers introduce a prevention bill to combat the increased use.

March 9, 2017 by Taylor Knopf As more teens use e-cigarettes, NC lawmakers introduce a prevention bill to combat the increased use. By Taylor Knopf While cigarette smoking has decreased among young people, the use of electronic cigarettes is rising. In response, … Continue reading

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Both opioid addiction and suicide are serious preventable and treatable public health problems, and everyone has a role to play.

Addressing Public Health Crises: Suicide and Opioid Addiction are Preventable April 3, 2017 By: Judy Sarasohn, HHS (Public Affairs) Summary: Both opioid addiction and suicide are serious preventable and treatable public health problems, and everyone has a role to play. During National … Continue reading

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Effective Interventions to Prevent Alcohol Use Among American Indians and Rural Youth

Study Finds Effective Interventions to Prevent Alcohol Use Among American Indian and Rural Youth Community-based and individual-level prevention strategies are effective ways to reduce alcohol use among American Indian and other youth living in rural communities, according to a new … Continue reading

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State Senate votes to ban holding phones while driving in WA. State

OLYMPIA, Wash. – A bill that bans holding an electronic device while driving has passed the Washington state Senate. Senate Bill 5289 passed on a 36-13 vote Monday and now heads to the House for consideration. “Under the measure, drivers would … Continue reading

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Smart Kids Are More Likely to Experiment with Pot and Alcohol

Smart Kids Are More Likely to Experiment with Pot and Alcohol Teen alcohol and substance use is one of the primary concerns in the prevention field. Adolescent development and growth can be inhibited by substance use until the age of … Continue reading

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Building Adult Capabilities to Improve Child Outcomes: A Theory of Change

Washington Frontiers of Innovation Washington Frontiers of Innovation (WA FOI) is a partnership established in 2011 between The Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University and Washington State stakeholders.  WA FOI develops, tests, and refines program leveland system and policy level science-based portfolios of activities targeting … Continue reading

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Board of Trustees Meeting this Friday, February 17th

Interested in supporting healthy choices for our youth and creating a community culture that promotes healthy and responsible behaviors for youth and adults? We welcome all stakeholders to the table and aim to collaborate to reach our goals and mission. … Continue reading

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“Dripping” Use of E-Cigarettes continue to Evolve…What’s the Risks?

(CNN) One in four teens who vape say they’ve used e-cigarettes for an alternative technique known as “dripping,” new research finds. By Susan Scutti, CNN Updated 8:57 AM ET, Tue February 7, 2017 Dripping produces thicker clouds of vapor, gives a … Continue reading

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