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April 19, 2016

Researchers Partner with Navajo Nation on Smoke-Free Policies

By Sumedha G. Penheiter Sumedha G. Penheiter (@sumedhapenheiter)

Since the 1970s, exposure to secondhand smoke has decreased dramatically in the U.S. with implementation of smoke-free policies in many states and communities. However, these protections do not apply on tribal lands, where secondhand smoke continues to pose a health risk in indoor environments like workplaces and casinos. Mayo researcher Scott Leischow, Ph.D., Hematology/Oncology/Health Sciences Research, […]

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Tags: Arizona news, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Native American, Navajo Nation, news, Scott Leischow Ph.D., secondhand smoke, smoke-free policy, tobacco control

September 3, 2014

NATO CAP: Networks Among Tribal Organizations for Clean Air Policies

By OHDR Admin OHDR Admin (@ohdradmin)

Researchers Scott J. Leischow, Ph.D. Patricia Nez Henderson, M.D. Samantha Sabo, Ph.D. Thomas Valente, Ph.D. Partner Navajo Nation

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Tags: Arizona project, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, NATO CAP, Navajo Nation, project, Scott Leischow Ph.D.

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