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Jun

29

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Raising the Minimum Smoking Age

Posted by on June 29th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Just last week, we shared that teen tobacco use had dropped from 4.7 million to 3.9, a significant drop, but something that needs to be further reduced, as it is at this age when they develop the smoking habit; 9 out of 10 smokers started before age 18, and almost no one starts smoking after… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, K-12

Jun

27

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National HIV Testing Day

Posted by on June 27th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

Today is National HIV Testing Day, and we at SCR want to inform you about the importance of getting tested for HIV and AIDS, as well as other sexually transmitted diseases. In the United States, there are 1.1 million people who have HIV, and 1 in every 7 don’t know they have it. In the… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy, Public Health

Jun

22

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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: K-12, Public Health

Jun

20

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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, SCR Regional Highlight

Jun

15

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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, Research

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