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- WPHRN at the WPHA-WALHDAB 2017 Annual ConferenceThe WPHRN is excited to be an exhibitor at the WPHA-WALHDAB 2017 Annual Conference. This conference is a great opportunity to connect with current and future WPHRN members. If you are at the conference, please …May 24, 2017
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- Direct Marketing Promotion and Electronic Cigarette Use Among US Adults, National Adult Tobacco Survey, 2013–2014This research study published in Preventing Chronic Disease, studied the prevalence of direct marketing of e-cigarettes and its association with e-cigarette use among US adults.September 21, 2017
- A Method for Evaluating Physical Activity Programs in SchoolsThis article discusses a method that estimates physical activity minutes provided before, during, and after school.September 14, 2017
- Long-Term Opioid Prescription Use Jumps Threefold Over 16-Year Period, Large-Scale Study SuggestsA new study from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that prescription use of opioids increased substantially from 1999-2014. Much of the increase was from patients taking their medication for 90 days or …September 7, 2017
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