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Asthma Treated via Telehealth

Posted by on July 13th, 2016 0 comments

Asthma is as prevalent in rural adults as in their urban counterparts, but those in rural areas may have less access to treatment. A program in Kansas which utilizes partnerships and collaboration to serve the State can be replicated in other areas. Read more about it and how to come a Certified Asthma Educator here: http://bit.ly/29EydQr

Posted in: Rural

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Bullying Prevention Training Course

Posted by on July 12th, 2016 0 comments

Discover your role in bullying prevention! This training provides guidance on how to take a public health approach to bullying prevention through the use of long-term, community-wide prevention strategies. Take the course, earn continuing education and make a difference today! (1.5 contact hours) Learn more at http://bit.ly/29B2uyz

Posted in: Children and Teens, Public Health

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Guns and Dementia

Posted by on July 12th, 2016 0 comments

When guns are in the home of an individual with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia, the odds of tragedy are heightened. Hiding, locking up, or disabling a gun may not be sufficient, especially if the individual becomes fearful, combative, or suspicious as their disease progresses. The Alzheimer’s Association has guidance for family members at http://bit.ly/29BB6kY Physicians… Read More »

Posted in: Senior

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Senior Safety Driving

Posted by on July 12th, 2016 0 comments

AAA has a website with excellent resources to keep seniors driving safely, with information about how aging affects driving, ways to test yourself, safe-driving tips, and guidance in adapting or selecting a vehicle to fit your changing physical capabilities. Alternate means of transportation are also discussed. For concerned family members, the site provides advice on evaluating… Read More »

Posted in: Senior

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No cost print publications from National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Posted by on July 11th, 2016 0 comments

From the NIDDK: “The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) is reducing the number of print publications in our warehouse. Up to 250 copies of certain titles are available to order free of charge if shipped to addresses within the United States. View the list of eligible titles at NIDDK’s Online Catalog… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information Literacy

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Build Your Own Zika Prevention Kit

Posted by on July 11th, 2016 0 comments

Do you live in or are traveling to an area that has the mosquito that spreads Zika? The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has downloadable posters and handouts in multiple languages. The materials provide guidance for pregnant women and for people who want to build a home Zika prevention kit. Download materials: http://bit.ly/29HfJAZ

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Multilingual, Public Health, Regional Information

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Updates to FoodKeeper app

Posted by on July 11th, 2016 0 comments

The United States Department of Agriculture has updated its food safety app, FoodKeeper, to include Spanish and Portuguese. In September, the app, which includes storage advice for 400+ foods, will be updated to include food recall alerts and training videos. The app is available via the web, Google Play and iTunes. More information and download… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Public Health

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National Health Observances for July

Posted by on July 7th, 2016 0 comments

According to Healthfinder and WELCOA, the Wellness Council of America, these are some of the health observances for July. Cord Blood Awareness Month International Group B Strep Awareness Month Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month Minority Mental Health Awareness Month National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month UV Safety Month July 28 is World Hepatitis Day For… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Mental Health, Minority Health Concerns

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NIH News in Health, July 2016 Issue

Posted by on July 7th, 2016 0 comments

Check out the July issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research. Features Safeguarding Our Health: Vaccines Protect Us All A Blurry Worldview: Understanding Myopia Health Capsules Physical Activity Linked to Reduced Cancer Risk Understanding Aphasia Featured Website: Test Your Sense… Read More »

Posted in: Articles

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Telehealth: Mapping the Evidence for Patient Outcomes from Systematic Reviews

Posted by on July 7th, 2016 0 comments

AHRQ released this report based on research conducted by the Pacific Northwest Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC). The information in this report is intended to help health care decision makers—patients and clinicians, health system leaders, and policymakers, among others—make well-informed decisions and thereby improve the quality of health care services. The study identified 1,494 citations about… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health, Rural

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