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Controlling mosquitoes inside and outside your home

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The CDC has a helpful web page, http://1.usa.gov/293cVcZ, with tips on how to control mosquitoes inside and outside your home or business. There are specific recommendations on how to limit standing water, spray for mosquitoes, and keep mosquitoes out of the house.

Posted in: Public Health

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Grant from National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety

Posted by on June 30th, 2016 0 comments

Agricultural Health and Safety Special Project and Pilot Study Funds (Mini-grant Program) Application Deadline: August 17, 2016 Information: http://bit.ly/29cQIyF The purpose of this program is to support small-scale projects and pilot studies that address prevention of childhood agricultural disease and injury. Funds are allocated to support projects that: a) test innovative strategies; b) develop new partnerships… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Rural, Scholarships and Grants

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Grant from National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety

Posted by on June 30th, 2016 0 comments

Agricultural Health and Safety Special Project and Pilot Study Funds (Mini-grant Program) Application Deadline: August 17, 2016 Information: http://bit.ly/29cQIyF The purpose of this program is to support small-scale projects and pilot studies that address prevention of childhood agricultural disease and injury. Funds are allocated to support projects that: a) test innovative strategies; b) develop new partnerships… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Rural, Scholarships and Grants

Jun

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Grants from Indian Health Service

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Urban Indian Education and Research Organization Cooperative Agreement Program Announcement Application Deadline: August 18, 2016 Grant Information: http://1.usa.gov/295wuWR  This IHS cooperative agreement aims to fund a national urban Indian organization to act as an education and research partner for OUIHP and urban Indian organizations funded under the IHCIA. Competition is open to a national urban Indian organization that… Read More »

Posted in: HIV/AIDS, Inner City, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health, Scholarships and Grants

Jun

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Upcoming Health Observance for July

Posted by on June 28th, 2016 0 comments

July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month. Most people don’t think of kids when they think of arthritis. To learn more about this disease go to Kids Get Arthritis Too http://bit.ly/29cFoA8

Posted in: Children and Teens, Health Information Literacy

Jun

28

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New Behavioral Health Publication from SAMHSA

Posted by on June 28th, 2016 0 comments

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a new publication titled: Understanding Child Trauma. This gives parents and caregivers an overview of the types of traumatic stress that commonly affect children and details the effects these events have on a child’s physical and psychological health.  A resource list  for assisting with… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, General, Public Health

Jun

28

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Learn How to Protect Yourself against Mosquito Bites

Posted by on June 28th, 2016 0 comments

Here is a great infographic from the CDC that illustrates how to protect yourself against mosquito bites. http://1.usa.gov/28YwOSs To learn more insect repellent visit: http://1.usa.gov/299kQLL To learn about mosquito control where you live visit: http://bit.ly/291ASmq

Posted in: General, Health Information Literacy, Public Health

Jun

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Learn How to Use Free and Low Cost Mapping Tools

Posted by on June 24th, 2016 0 comments Tags: ,

You can learn how to use free and low cost mapping tools to create community health maps through a series of six lab exercises available at the Community Health Maps blog.  The lab exercises take the student through the entire Community Health Mapping Workflow from field data collection through online data presentation. For each of the… Read More »

Posted in: General, Inner City, Low Income, Public Health, Regional Information

Jun

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New Resources Available from the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines

Posted by on June 24th, 2016 0 comments Tags: , ,

As important stakeholders in health and nutrition, health professionals play an important role in helping to share key messages from the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines with patients and clients. A new toolkit includes several Dietary Guidelines resources that health professionals can download and use in their practices: A downloadable PDF of the full 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information Literacy, Public Health, Websites

Jun

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Changes to Google Symptom Search

Posted by on June 24th, 2016 0 comments Tags: ,

Google is rolling out a new symptom search, which is purportedly will produce search results that include an overview description along with information on self-treatment options and what might warrant a doctor’s visit. By doing this, their goal is to help you to navigate and explore health conditions related to your symptoms, and quickly get to… Read More »

Posted in: Articles, General, Health Information Literacy, Websites

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