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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

Looking at Policies through a Health Lens
How does public policy affect your health? The Institute of Medicine has a great interactive infographic that explores this very subject. 
Farmers Markets and Urban Agriculture
U.S. Congressional Representative Marcia Fudge celebrated National Farmers Market Week with this essay  
Farmers market vouchers may improve access to healthy food
Researchers at NYU study the use of farmers market vouchers for families on food assistance programs 
Dr. Erika Trapl on WCPN The Sound of Ideas
Associate Director Dr. Erika Trapl was a guest on WCPN's The Sound of Ideas to discuss the latest results from the PRCHN's Youth Risk Behavior Survey on teen smoking. 
Local Teens Smoking Cigars, Hookahs
The good news: Cigarette smoking among local teens is down. The bad news: Cigar and hookah smoking is up. Read the 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. 
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