On June 1, 2011, from 12:00-1:00 p.m., please join the Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), for a telebriefing to discuss a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, entitled “Sexual Identity, Sex of Sexual Contacts, and Health Risk Behaviors Among Students in Grades 9–12 in Selected Sites—YouthContinue reading “MMWR Telebriefing on LGB YRBS: CDC Discusses New Report on Youth Sexuality Data Collection”
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CDC Releases Historic Disparities Report: News on LGBT Health? No Data.
Scout Director, Network for LGBT Health Equity CDC Releases First of New Reports on Health Disparities I have to confess, back in college when I worked at a health library, there was one publication that I would regularly mock, the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Yup, nothing seemed to quite encapsulate “scintillating” as muchContinue reading “CDC Releases Historic Disparities Report: News on LGBT Health? No Data.”
CDC’s National Tobacco Control Networks Support Puerto Rico LGBT Community Events & Inclusion
Sunday, June 6, 2010 was a bright sunny day and full of excitement in Puerto Rico. People from all walks of life participated in Gay Pride festivities in the capital city, San Juan. While paying respects to the families of the several transgender women murdered in the last months across the island, local LGBT groups,Continue reading “CDC’s National Tobacco Control Networks Support Puerto Rico LGBT Community Events & Inclusion”
New Fed Regulations Media Tools to Educate on "Mild" Tobacco
(From our Friends at the CDC) CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are working to educate consumers, public health partners, and the general public about new tobacco regulations that took effect July 22, 2010. These regulations prohibit the tobacco industry from distributing or introducing into the U.S. marketContinue reading “New Fed Regulations Media Tools to Educate on "Mild" Tobacco”
Tobacco Trends in Next Five Years
by Scout Director, National LGBT Tobacco Control Network Hey y’all, we’re at the closing plenary of the CDC tobacco conference listening to Dr. Andrew Highland give an update of tobacco trends over the next five years. Let me try to match this guys speedtalking with some speednotetaking, ok? (and mucho gracias to him for theContinue reading “Tobacco Trends in Next Five Years”
Nutrition, physical activity & tobacco? Bring it on!
by Scout Network Director CDC’s Wellness Conference + hotmath This is it folk, the first time ever CDC has convened not just the state tobacco control staff from around the country, but our new partners in the latest greatest health mashup, the nutrition and exercise folk too! So it seems like hot new math forContinue reading “Nutrition, physical activity & tobacco? Bring it on!”
FDA Comments Requested on Tobacco Product Advertising to Youth and Racial/Ethnic Minorities
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is soliciting information, research, and ideas to assist FDA in fulfilling its responsibilities regarding tobacco product advertising and promotion that is designed to appeal to specific racial and ethnic minority populations in the United States.Those interested persons can submit electronic or written comments by July 26, 2010 at 11:59 p.m. Submit electronic comments to http://www.regulations.gov
The LGBT Tobacco Policy Update You All Have Been Waiting For
We got a few different policy updates from the good folk working on tobacco policy at a national level. So, here for your edification, is the 200% unofficial Scout-version of what might have been said, rumored, or implied. As per usual, all errors are probably someone else’s fault, and all correct information is absolutely to my credit.