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and reduce chronic disease.
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Upcoming Events 
PRCHN Seminar
September 10:
"Social Network analysis and community health"
Kimberly Bess, PhD 

  PRCHN Seminar
October. 8:
"FreshLink--a 5-year retrospective" 
FreshLink Team

 PRCHN Seminar November 12:
"An Epilepsy Network Project"
Martha Sajatovic, MD 
 
 

PRC Broadcast

Cigars, Hookahs More Popular Than Cigarettes among Local High School Students
The good news: Cigarette smoking among local teens is down. The bad news: Cigar and hookah smoking is up. The Cleveland Plain Dealer looks at the PRCHN's latest research findings. 
Getting to Market
Where's the nearest full-service supermarket? In low-income urban areas, it's farther thank you might think. 
Young hispanics often obese says new study
A new study indicates young hispanics are often obese, putting them at greater risk for chronic disease, including heart disease. 
Webinar to discuss new CDC funding
Leading public health advocacy organizations are hosting a webinar June 23 to review and discuss the new CDC funding for prevention. 
Men's health twitter chat June 17
APHA and the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies will host a Twitter chat June 17: “I am My Brother’s Keeper: Strategies for Prioritizing the Health and well being of Boys and Men of Color” 
CDC Releases New Grant Opportunities
The CDC has recently released five new funding opportunities to improve community health, most of which are being funded either fully or in part through the Prevention and Public Health Fund. 
IMPACT Study 'ran the city!'
Congratulations to all the IMPACT study participants who ran part of the Cleveland Rite Aid Marathon Sunday! Way to go! 
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