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CDC Study Shows Most Adults in All States Are Still Not Eating Recommended Amount of Fruits and Vegetables
A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that most adults in every state are not eating enough fruits and vegetables. As a result, they are placing themselves at increased risk for certain chronic diseases. 
CWRU signs option agreement with Wholesome Wave to launch FMTracks app
PRCHN Associate Director Darcy Freedman, PhD, and the CWRU Technology Transfer Office have collaborated to launch FM Tracks, a new digital app designed to help farmers’ markets and local healthy foods initiatives manage and evaluate federal nutrition incentive programs, 
Three out of four American adults favor making 21 the minimum age of sale for tobacco products
Three out of 4 American adults—including 7 in 10 cigarette smokers—favor raising the minimum age of sale for all tobacco products to 21, according to an article by CDC published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 
The Evolution of the Cleveland-Cuyahoga Food Policy Coalition
Former PRCHN faculty Colleen Walsh, PhD, along with NOCA member Morgan Taggart, PRCHN Associate Directors Darcy Freedman, PhD, and Erika Trapl, PhD, and PRCHN Director Elaine Borawski, PhD, recently published "The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Food Policy Coalition: 'We Have Evolved.'" 
HPIO releases brief on accountability for Ohio’s performance on tobacco use
The  Health Policy Institute of Ohio has released its latest brief, titled “Mapping accountability to improve Ohio’s performance on tobacco use.” 
FDA Takes Step to Remove Artificial Trans Fats in Processed Food
On June 16, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it is taking action to remove artificial trans fats from the nation’s food supply--a step that could prevent thousands of fatal heart attacks each year. 
Download the Community Health Improvement Plan from HIP-Cuyahoga
HIP-Cuyahoga released the first-ever Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) for Cuyahoga County on June 11.  
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