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The Big Squeeze Featured in National Health Publication

The Big Squeeze Featured in National Health Publication

Feb 3, 2014

The Nation's Health, a publication of the American Public Health Association, features The Big Squeeze blood pressure initiative in its February issue. The Nation's Health focuses on news for public health professionals and policymakers at the federal, state and local level.

The Big Squeeze appears in the State & Local section, highlighting this community partnership and

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50th Anniversary of the Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking

50th Anniversary of the Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking

Jan 8, 2014

2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health.

The first Surgeon General's report, released in January 1964, identified smoking as a cause of lung cancer in men. Since that time, additional reports, research and studies have produced evidence linking smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke to such health effects as:

  • Heart
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League of American Bicyclists Names Sioux Falls a Bicycle Friendly Community

League of American Bicyclists Names Sioux Falls a Bicycle Friendly Community

Oct 15, 2013

Sioux Falls was recently named a bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists. Sioux Falls is one of 291 communities across the U.S. to earn bicycle friendly recognition. Mayor Mike Huether and City departments, including Planning, Parks & Recreation, Traffic Engineering, and the Health, have worked very closely with local bike clubs like

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