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TOUCH Broward - Partnerships Transforming Our Community's Health

FAU Club Finds Over 5,000 Butts in an Hour

When Florida Atlantic University’s Boca Raton campus held “Butt Day” earlier this month, they invited Transforming Our Community’s Health (TOUCH) partner American Lung Association (ALA) to aid in a clean up. What they found was thousands of cigarette butts – more than 5,100 of them, actually. On April 3, FAU’s Exercise Science and Health Promotion […]

TOUCH Broward - Partnerships Transforming Our Community's Health

Happy National Public Health Week!

Last year, the Broward Department of Health processed more than 3,500 disease reports. Broward County currently ranks 9th out of the 67 counties in Florida for health outcomes. Getting and staying healthy shouldn’t just happen when we get sick, it should happen to prevent sickness, too! How are you staying healthy? Since 1995, the first […]

TOUCH Broward - Partnerships Transforming Our Community's Health

Who Is Smoking?

With more than 1 billion people in the world smoking, do you ever wonder who they are? According to the infographic below compiled by onlinenursingprograms.com, 1 in 4 high school students smoke, and the vast majority of those who start continue after graduation. Twenty percent of women smoke while pregnant and according to the Centers […]