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Counter Tobacco’s Point-of-sale Photo Contest

Counter Tobacco launched their third annual photo contest yesterday.  Each year, Counter Tobacco holds a photo contest encouraging the public to use their mobile devices to capture the tobacco industry’s point-of-sale marketing tactics in their communi …

Daquandra' Rankins NC high school students embrace public health advocacy

Daquandra’ Rankins A group of North Carolina high school students are making strides in public health and youth advocacy, thanks to a partnership with the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and Strengthening the Black Family, a comm …

Web-based and live counseling programs can reduce patients’ risk for heart disease

Web-based and live counseling programs can effectively reduce the risk of heart disease for patients at high risk for the disease, and web-based programs are particularly cost effective, according to research from the University of North Carolina at Ch …