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Tobacco Cessation Literacy for Medical Professionals

Tobacco Cessation Literacy for Medical Professionals

SW PA Wellness Partners and Adagio Health is hosting a virtual coalition training for medical professionals on tobacco cessation literacy Friday, November 13th from 10AM-Noon. To get tickets and register for the event click here: Event Brite Tickets Tobacco Cessation Literacy for Medical Professionals.   Here's a flyer with more information:  Tobacco Cessation Literacy for Health Professionals

 

The American Cancer Society (ACS) Offers Insight on the New USPSTF Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Screening Recommendations

The American Cancer Society (ACS) Offers Insight on the New USPSTF Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Screening Recommendations

Check out Dr. Robert Smith’s (Senior Vice President Cancer Screening, ACS, and National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable Co-chair) discussion about the potential impact of the new recommendations on health insurance coverage decisions, CRC mortality and a comparison with ACS guidelines.

USPSTF Releases Draft 2020 Colorectal Cancer Screening Recommendations

USPSTF Releases Draft 2020 Colorectal Cancer Screening Recommendations

The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) releases draft recommendations for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening. For the first time, the Task Force is recommending that screening for men and women at average risk start at age 45 and continues to strongly recommend screening for those aged 50 to 75.  

 The Power to Protect: Safeguarding Children from HPV  Video Now Available

The Power to Protect: Safeguarding Children from HPV Video Now Available

 As parents, we have the power to make choices that can prevent HPV related cancers in our children. Approximately 80% of people will get an HPV infection in their lifetime.   

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