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First Decline in Vaping Among Teens

Posted by on June 22nd, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Fewer teens are vaping, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. This is the first time there has been a decline since the U.S. government began tracking vaping or e-cigarette use in 2015. According to the report, vaping fell from 3 million in 2015 to 2.2 million in 2016, which… Read More »

Posted in: General (all entries), K-12, Public Health



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SCR Regional Highlight: Jump into the Summer with a Concert

Posted by on June 20th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

With the start of summer just over a month away, you may be looking for ways to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. Or you might be looking for ways to avoid the heat. For SCR’s social media coordinator, Sara, she’s choosing the latter considering Phoenix (where she lives) can, and is starting to, get… Read More »

Posted in: Community Engagement, General (all entries), SCR Regional Highlight



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Babies Can Tell Face-Like Images Inside the Womb

Posted by on June 15th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

Parents may have noticed that their babies were often more fascinated with faces than with human objects, researchers did too. But new research shows that facial recognition for babies actually starts in the womb–as early as the 34th week of pregnancy. Researchers have known that fetuses can distinguish between different shapes in the womb, but… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, General (all entries), Research



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June is Men’s Health Month and this Week is National Men’s Health Week

Posted by on June 13th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

To celebrate Men’s Health Month, which occurs every June, Men’s Health Network, the Congressional Men’s Health Caucus, and hundreds of other local and national organizations have launched an awareness campaign. The goal: Educate the public about the many preventable health problems that affect men and boys, and empower them and their loved ones to move… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, General (all entries)



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Fewer Teen Births Equal Historic Low

Posted by on June 8th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Teen births reached a historic low in 2014, dropping 9 percent from 2013 to 2014–the birth rate is currently 2.4 percent for 15 to 19 year olds. On the other hand, the birth rate for women over 30 increased by 6 percent and is currently at a rate of 30 percent. And overall births increased… Read More »

Posted in: General (all entries), Public Health

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