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Clinical Lead Training: Webinar Now Available for Viewing

November 9, 2015

The archived webinar for the Oct 22-23, 2015 Clinical Lead Training: Enhancing Strategies to Protect Young Children from Lead Poisoning is now available. Oct 22 presentations by Ed Norman, David Eldridge, and Lakieta Sanders: https://ncnutrition.adobeconnect.com/p8zojx0yjc6/ Oct 23 presentations by Kate … Continued

HUD Launches New Smoke-Free Housing Video

October 7, 2015

Check out the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s new video about smoke-free housing. What housing providers need to know to go smoke-free. This video covers benefits and obstacles and how to address them. It presents tips to enforcing … Continued

Heavy Metals in Ayurvedic Medicine

September 15, 2015

A brochure on the risks associated with Ayurvedic Medicine and Heavy Metals has been created in collaboration with the Refugee and International Health Program at the Minnesota Department of Health. The brochure is available in English, Punjabi, Gujarati, Urdu, Nepali, … Continued

New resources from ChangeLab Solutions

April 10, 2015

ChangeLab Solutions has released the following new resources: Policy Toolkit and Executive Summary: The toolkit provides information on housing market trends and research on the links between rising housing costs and poor health outcomes. It identifies strategies across six policy … Continued

Burning synthetic fireplace logs may increase breast cancer risk

January 5, 2015

’Tis the season to be burning synthetic fire logs, but a new study from UNC’s Gillings School of Global Public Health reports that using these prepackaged fireplace staples also could increase the chances of developing breast cancer. Read more.