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Month: November 2021

The Connection Between Smoking Tobacco, COPD, Lung Cancer, and Tobacco-Related Deaths

November is the awareness month for both lung cancer and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)–two life-threatening health conditions that can make breathing difficult by compromising the integrity of the lungs. The lungs are important organs in the human body. They transfer oxygen into the bloodstream, supplying oxygen to your entire body. Without your lungs, you …

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At-Home Alcohol Delivery: A New Avenue for Underage Drinking

Delivery services have become an integral part of many people’s lives. Between Amazon Prime, UberEats, Doordash, and Instacart, people can get almost anything delivered right to their front door. And, with the COVID-19 pandemic keeping people at home more and away from busy stores, more and more industries are moving towards a business model that …

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Substance Use Prevention Dialogue

Substance use is rampant in Alabama today, enslaving the lives of countless individuals from all walks of life. This can be seen specifically with opioid misuse among individuals of varying social standings. One of the most dangerous aspects of substance use is the misconception around the word ‘addiction’ which comes to dictate the way individuals …

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Steps Schools Can Take to Prevent and Reduce Teen Vaping

According to the National Institute of Health’s 2019 Monitoring the Future survey, 11.7% of 12th graders reported vaping nicotine on a daily basis, and 25.5% reported vaping nicotine in the past month.[1] As vaping continues to become a widespread issue in middle and high schools across the nation, parents, communities, and schools alike are looking …

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