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Upcoming Events 
 
Sept 9
PRCHN Seminar Series
Bridging the Gap between Hunger and Health
 
Oct 14
PRCHN Seminar Series
Advocacy for Policy Change and Some Success Stories for Ohio 
 

 

PRC Broadcast

Healthy Kids Challenge September 5, 2015
Congresswoman Marcia Fudge is hosting a Healthy Kids Challenge on Saturday, September 5, 2015, as part of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. 
State of Disparities in the African American Community Conference
On Saturday, August 22, the Northeast Ohio Black Health Coalition presents State of Disparities in the African American Community, a one-day conference examining how political and social policies have impacted health disparities in the 150 years since Emancipation. 
PRCHN Releases Data Brief: Depressive Sadness among Cuyahoga County Adolescents
Approximately 1 in 4 Cuyahoga County high school students reported experiencing depressive sadness, according to the PRCHN's new data brief, Depressive Sadness among Cuyahoga County Adolescents.  
CDC Study Shows Most Adults in All States Are Still Not Eating Recommended Amount of Fruits and Vegetables
A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that most adults in every state are not eating enough fruits and vegetables. As a result, they are placing themselves at increased risk for certain chronic diseases. 
CWRU signs option agreement with Wholesome Wave to launch FMTracks app
PRCHN Associate Director Darcy Freedman, PhD, and the CWRU Technology Transfer Office have collaborated to launch FM Tracks, a new digital app designed to help farmers’ markets and local healthy foods initiatives manage and evaluate federal nutrition incentive programs, 
Three out of four American adults favor making 21 the minimum age of sale for tobacco products
Three out of 4 American adults—including 7 in 10 cigarette smokers—favor raising the minimum age of sale for all tobacco products to 21, according to an article by CDC published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 
The Evolution of the Cleveland-Cuyahoga Food Policy Coalition
Former PRCHN faculty Colleen Walsh, PhD, along with NOCA member Morgan Taggart, PRCHN Associate Directors Darcy Freedman, PhD, and Erika Trapl, PhD, and PRCHN Director Elaine Borawski, PhD, recently published "The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Food Policy Coalition: 'We Have Evolved.'" 
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