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Monthly Archives: April 2018

National Kick Butts Day 2018 Taylor Dockter, MPA, MS, CPS March 23 marked National Kick Butts Day, a day where thousands of young adults nationwide spoke up against Big Tobacco. Since tobacco use is associated with a number of negative health outcomes leading to premature death, Big Tobacco is constantly working to recruit the next ... Read More

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Prescription Medication Safety in the Home Sam Sloan, MPH   The opioid epidemic has brought new and strange practices that many people may never have considered until it happens to them. The practice to which this post refers is that of stealing medications from homes. Aside from stealing from family and friends, people who choose to steal medications have found ... Read More

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Opioid Abuse Prevention Action in Spartanburg County Sam Sloan, MPH   Community collaboration is an integral part of addressing any public health challenge. With substance use prevention, Impact Spartanburg relies on the support and expertise of other organizations, agencies, and coalitions serving the community. A national issue of focus is the opioid epidemic. The nature ... Read More

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