News For Your Classroom Podcast Episode #4

Hi and welcome to the milestogodrugeducation.com podcast where we simplify a complex subject while giving you News for your classroom.

Each day we simplify current scientific news reports and studies about drugs, drug abuse and prevention on our twitter news page.

Several times per month we will provide you with these drug fact updates as an audio podcast and blog which will be available on our website as well as itunes and podbean.

QuitNet found that online social connections are helping people quit smoking when using cessation website.
http://www.meyouhealth.com/news/healthy-behaviors/online-social-connections-helped-smokers-quit-study-says/
http://ajph.aphapublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/AJPH.2009.165449v1

Am. Heart Assoc. finds the 13 states w/o indoor smoking bans could drop thousands of heart attacks & millions of $ would be saved.
http://www.jointogether.org/news/research/summaries/2010/18000-fewer-heart-attacks.html
http://consumer.healthday.com/Article.asp?AID=639298

SAMHSA: Memorial Day weekend-youth alcohol ER visits up 11%-577 daily for alcohol & 199 daily for combined use drugs&alcohol.
http://www.samhsa.gov/newsroom/advisories/1005283952.aspx
http://www.jointogether.org/news/headlines/inthenews/2010/youth-er-visits-for-alcohol.html

About mtgblogs

Jonathan and Kelly are professional speakers and writers who specialize in drug prevention education for students, teachers and parents. Working from their base in Southern California, they have spent the past 16 years lecturing in the private school community using humor, science and multi-sensory teaching techniques to simplify a complex subject. We have 2 book to choose from: The Mother's Checklist of Drug Prevention: All The Little Things We Say and Do and Not All Kids Do Drugs: Proactive Parenting
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