October 22, 2014

Healthy Community




  • Obamacare: The Bigger Picture
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    Obamacare: The Bigger Picture

    by David Tuller, DrPH

    After several years of drama and fierce debate, the Affordable Care Act is finally in place. Some its key elements are common-sense changes that those of all political persuasions should be able to applaud.

  • Surprising Tobacco Death Rates

    Surprising Tobacco Death Rates

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Tobacco kills more Americans than previously estimated, and contributes to more diseases than previously recognized, including diabetes, colorectal and liver cancers, erectile dysfunction and vision loss.

  • Funding Quit-Smoking Programs
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    Funding Quit-Smoking Programs

    by Keng Lam

    For the past 15 years, advocacy groups have been tracking the paltry amounts states are spending on smoking prevention and cessation programs. But with billions in revenues flowing to states from the tobacco industry, where is the money going?