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Whitney is a Master of Public Health student in the Health Behavior and Health Education department at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. Prior to starting in the program, she served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cameroon and worked in global health communication in Bethesda, Md.

Weekly news round-up–02/17

Read about some of the health communication news and events we’ve been following this week:

  • WomenNC hosting an annual local-to-global women’s issue forum this past Thursday
  • Commercials that make baby carrots seem fun at babycarrots.com
  • A Today online article advising parents how to talk to their pre-schoolers about sex
  • A British Medical Journal blog post on using Twitter to help patients manage disease
  • Examining if cigarette companies are right about keeping graphic warning labels off packs at CNN.com

Did you read other interesting health communication stories or attend any events this week? Comment and let us know!

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