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Fundamentals of Tobacco Treatment

| September 21, 2017
Fundamentals of Tobacco Treatment

This two-day training provides an overview of concepts and practices fundamental to tobacco treatment. It includes a review of tobacco addiction, motivational interviewing and counseling skills, pharmacotherapy, treatment interventions, assessment, and e-cigarettes.  It is a good fit for all practitioners looking to obtain a foundational grasp of tobacco treatment knowledge and skills. (12 CEU hours […]

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BMI Surveillance Project

| September 16, 2015

Childhood obesity is an issue of increasing national concern. While we know that overweight and obesity has increased nationwide, we often don’t have sufficient data (BMI) to understand the extent of the problem in our local communities. Thanks to a partnership with Trillium Community Health Plan and the Oregon Research Institute, Lane County Public Health […]

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Tobacco Treatment Specialists in Lane County

| September 16, 2015
Tobacco Treatment Specialists in Lane County

Get Quit Assistance from Tobacco Treatment Specialists in Lane County The following agencies have at least one Tobacco Treatment Specialist on staff who takes referrals to help patients quit tobacco: Oregon Heart and Vascular Institute, Options, 541-222-7442 Direction Service Counseling Center, 541-344-7303 Emergence, 541-741-7107 Options, 503-680-6576 The Child Center, 541-726-1465 White Bird Clinic, 541-683-1641 McKenzie […]

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Preguntas que los Padres y Madres Hacen Frecuentemente

| July 23, 2015
Preguntas que los Padres y Madres Hacen Frecuentemente

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Colorectal Cancer Screening

| September 8, 2014
Colorectal Cancer Screening

Colorectal cancer is the second most deadly form of cancer in Oregon, but it doesn’t have to be. The 5 year survival rate for local stage diagnosis is 90%, yet only 38% of colorectal cancers in Oregon are diagnosed at this stage. In fact, according to Oregon BRFSS 2014, only 70% of Oregonians 50 years […]

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Win With Water

| August 21, 2014
Win With Water

Lane County Prevention is partnering with Lane Coalition for Healthy Active Youth (LCHAY) to promote healthy vending for kids programs. As part of that work, LCHAY has launched a “Win With Water” campaign that is gaining national attention.                

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