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Working with communities
from within to prevent
and reduce chronic disease.
A proud member of the National PRC Network, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
May 11, 2016
Sandra Chappelle, MA, Founder & Principal, Strategic Solutions Partners
If We Build It, We Will Come: A Model for Community-Led Change to Transform Neighborhood Conditions to Support Healthy Eating and Active Living
June 8, 2016
Martha Sajatovic, PhD, Case Western Reserve University
Targeted Training in Epilepsy Self-Management: Bringing Together Patients, Clinicians and Researchers
FDA Tightens Regulation of E-Cigarettes
The US Food and Drug Administration has finalized a rule that extends its authority to all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco, and pipe tobacco, among others.
Erika Trapl Awarded OPHA Public Health Policy Award
PRCHN Associate Director Erika Trapl, PhD, has been awarded the Ohio Public Health Association (OPHA) Public Health Policy Award.
Fast Food May Be Source of Exposure to Phthalates
Researchers at George Washington University have found that people who eat fast food tend to have significantly higher levels of two separate phthalates — DEHP and DiNP, which have been linked to a number of adverse health outcomes.
The Association between Income and Life Expectancy in the United States, 2001 - 2014
The richest American men live 15 years longer than the poorest men, while the richest American women live 10 years longer than the poorest women. That is just one of the findings from The Health Inequality Project, which has published its findings as a special communication from the Journal of the American Medical Association titled
The Association between Income and Life Expectancy in the United States.
Be Well Series: Healthy People, Healthy Places, Diet and Food
The PRCHN is one of several organizations features in a new Be Well special, “Healthy People, Healthy Places, Diet and Food,” which examines the challenges and solutions to getting—and staying—healthy in Northeast Ohio neighborhoods. It premieres Monday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. on WVIZ/PBS.
Ohio Commission on Infant Mortality Releases First Report
The bipartisan, bicameral Ohio Commission on Infant Mortality has been released its first official report. Ohio ranks 45th in the nation in infant mortality, and near dead last for African American infants.
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