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Q&A: Amy Barkley, regional director Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

Aug 14th, 2017

Amy Barkley is the regional director for the Tobacco States and Mid-Atlantic Region at the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, which advocates for laws that prevent kids from using tobacco products, help tobacco users quit and protect people from secondhand smoke. Barkley spoke with Interact for Health about the lessons learned from her time with the Campaign.... Read More

Q&A: Rob Crane, president of the Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation

Jul 17th, 2017

Rob Crane is the president of the Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation, which works to reduce the public health effects of tobacco by focusing on prevention. Crane, a professor of family medicine at the Ohio State University, spoke with Interact for Health to discuss the successes and lessons learned from his time with the foundation.

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Q&A: Daniel Raymond, deputy director of policy and planning at the Harm Reduction Coalition

Jun 19th, 2017

Daniel Raymond is the deputy director of policy and planning at the Harm Reduction Coalition. The coalition works with communities to address the health consequences associated with drug misuse. Raymond spoke with Interact for Health about the coalition's goals and community efforts to fight the opioid misuse crisis.

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Surveys rank region in fitness and parks; we continue to lag in healthy behaviors

Jun 5th, 2017

The American College of Sports Medicine's American Fitness Index (AFI) and the Trust for Public Land's ParkScore rankings for 2017 have been released. The good news: Greater Cincinnati is holding steady in both surveys. The bad news: Greater Cincinnati is holding steady in both surveys, meaning we haven't improved in healthy behaviors or p... Read More

Q&A: Andy Lee, Chief Mindfulness Officer at Aetna

May 22nd, 2017

Andy Lee is the chief mindfulness officer at U.S. health insurer Aetna. In his role, he seeks to create a deeply rooted, mindful culture at Aetna and bring the benefits of mindfulness to the company's employees and members. He also is working to develop an industry-leading portfolio of products that support and encourage mindfulness.

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