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Sep

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Carrie Ann Inaba’s Battle with Sjögren’s syndrome

Posted by on September 29th, 2020 0 comments

Carrie Ann Inaba doesn’t let Sjögren’s syndrome stand in her way. Find out how the “Dancing with the Stars” judge doesn’t let her autoimmune disease get the best of her here. Outside of her on-camera career, Inaba is a self-described warrior for those with Sjögren’s syndrome, a difficult and often painful autoimmune disease she has… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Websites

Sep

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“We Live for the We: the Political Power of Black Motherhood” Livestream

Posted by on September 29th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

Last week authors Dani McClain and Andrea Collier discussed  McClain’s book, We Live for the We: the Political Power of Black Motherhood. “A longtime reporter on race, reproductive health, and politics, Dani McClain is also the mother of a little girl. Like all first-time mothers, she has countless questions about raising her child—and her questions… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Webinars

Sep

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Diabetes Webinar

Posted by on September 29th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

The All of Us community engagement team at MCW is hosting a new virtual event series called the “All of U Health Education Series.” This is the recording from the first session on August 19, 2020 entitled “Diabetes: Ask the Doc.” Click here to watch the webinar whenever is convenient for you. Diabetes is a disease… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Webinars

Sep

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LatinX/Hispanic Heritage Month Part 1

Posted by on September 21st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

The U.S. observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, sometimes referred to as LatinX Heritage Month, kicks off on September 15 and ends October 15. Several important, historical events land within this period, including Independence Day for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, on September 15, Mexico’s following on September 16, and Chile’s on September… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information, Minority Health Concerns, Multilingual

Sep

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LatinX/Hispanic Heritage Month Part 2

Posted by on September 21st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The U.S. observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, sometimes referred to as LatinX Heritage Month, kicks off on September 15 and ends October 15. Several important, historical events land within this period, including Independence Day for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, on September 15, Mexico’s following on September 16, and Chile’s on September… Read More »

Posted in: General, Mental Health, Minority Health Concerns, Multilingual

Sep

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LatinX/Hispanic Heritage Month Part 3

Posted by on September 21st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The U.S. observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, sometimes referred to as LatinX Heritage Month, kicks off on September 15 and ends October 15. Several important, historical events land within this period, including Independence Day for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, on September 15, Mexico’s following on September 16, and Chile’s on September… Read More »

Posted in: General, Minority Health Concerns, Multilingual

Sep

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Webinar: Advance Alzheimer’s Research Online

Posted by on September 3rd, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

Did you know that you could help advance Alzheimer’s research by playing a game on your computer? Stall Catchers is designed by researchers at Cornell University to advance Alzheimer’s solutions through researching reduced blood flow in the brain or “stalls.” The game includes short videos from the brains of mice and asks you to score… Read More »

Posted in: Chronic Disease, Senior, Webinars

Sep

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Frequently Asked Influenza (Flu) Questions: 2020-21 Season

Posted by on September 3rd, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website provides updated information answering common questions about the 2020-21 flu season. Questions address topics such as the flu vaccine, getting the flu vaccine during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the difference between the flu and COVID-19.

Posted in: Health Information, Public Health, Websites

Sep

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Look to Libraries in Times of Crisis

Posted by on September 3rd, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The Association of Library Service to Children (ALSC) created the resource #LookToLibraries to help librarians, parents, and caregivers to provide resources to children that promote mental well-being during times of uncertainty and change. Resources include tips for modeling safe use of digital devices and recommended reading lists to help children learn and cope.

Posted in: Children and Teens, Mental Health, Websites

Sep

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Physical Education Curriculum Analysis Tool

Posted by on September 1st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

The HHS Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Healthy Schools has launched an online version of the Physical Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (PECAT), a free self-assessment and planning guide that helps school districts and schools conduct a clear, complete and consistent analysis of physical education curricula. The online PECAT is aligned with the National… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Health Information, Websites

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