Archive for August 2010

Our intro music

Posted in DefaultTag by milestogodrugeducation on August 23rd, 2010

Our introduction music is provided by LThomas Productions for Eciram Entertainment. You can find him at his website eciram.com

 




News For Your Classroom Podcast Episode #4

Posted in DefaultTag by milestogodrugeducation on August 22nd, 2010

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

 

 

 

 




News For Your Classroom Podcast Episode #3

Posted in DefaultTag by milestogodrugeducation on August 17th, 2010

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.

SAMHSA study shows Asians born in the U.S. more likely to use drugs and alcohol than Asians born outside the US.

http://www.jointogether.org/news/research/summaries/2010/all-asian-americans-not.html

http://www.samhsa.gov/newsroom/advisories/1005192854.aspx

 

SAMHSA study shows that Japanese Americans 3x’s more likely to use illicit drugs than families from India.

http://www.jointogether.org/news/research/summaries/2010/all-asian-americans-not.html

http://www.samhsa.gov/newsroom/advisories/1005192854.aspx

 

SAMHSA study shows that Asian American binge drinking patterns vary by country and birth place w/ Korean highest.

http://www.jointogether.org/news/research/summaries/2010/all-asian-americans-not.html

http://www.samhsa.gov/newsroom/advisories/1005192854.aspx

 

A small study from Geneva, Switz. Electronic Cigarettes used to quit smoking helpful, but urgent studies needed for toxicity.

http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/231/abstract

http://www.jointogether.org/news/research/summaries/2010/e-cigarettes-some-help-in.html

 

UCLA: small study-sensitivity to the dopamine reward system of the teen brain makes it more prone to risk taking & reward seeking.

http://www.jointogether.org/news/research/summaries/2010/teens-may-be-more-sensitive.html

http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/v13/n6/abs/nn.2558.html

 

 




News For Your Classroom Podcast Episode #2

Posted in DefaultTag by milestogodrugeducation on August 16th, 2010

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.

 

 

 




How To Use News For Your Classroom.

Posted in DefaultTag by milestogodrugeducation on August 16th, 2010

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.

 

You can find us at milestogodrugeducation.com at our twitter news page.

 

When you log on to this page you can view our daily tweets that we call daily drug fact updates. Use these real articles and studies as topics of discussion for your classroom, advisors' group, mentors' activities, health class, debate, homeroom, science, biology, human development, psychology, home school discussions, family conversations, faculty meetings, etc.

 

On our website you can subscribe to itunes, podbean, twitter and our blog sites to have it sent directly to your email box or your ipod.

 

In addition to these free subscriptions an MP3 player will be available on our website located on the twitter news page. All you need to do is click and listen to get your news for discussions in your classroom.

 

Our expanded subscription service includes everything you just heard plus extra questions, expanded discussion from Kelly & Jonathan about the subject and tweets that are not included in our free service. It’s like getting a mini lecture for your class. You can sign up for it on our web site’s twitter news page at milestogodrugeducation.com

 

So begin with our milestogodrugeducation.com at our twitter new page. Be sure to send us an email to let us know how you use this service.





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