Monthly Archives: November 2015

  • Today marks the 40th annual Great American Smokeout Day, which is an initiative to promote tobacco-free living and healthier lifestyles. Reports show that approximately 42 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, 12.4 million smoke cigars, and over 2.3 million smoke tobacco in pipes (American Cancer Society, 2015). Tobacco use is harmful to every organ of the […]

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  • Health systems, public health agencies, and community organizations across the nation are implementing Community Health Improvement (CHI) methods to create a culture of health and well-being for all residents. CHI is a process to identify and address the health needs of communities (CDC, 2015). Building healthy communities through policy, systems, and environmental changes is an […]

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