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Sep

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Rural Health and Food Affordability

Posted by on September 24th, 2018 0 comments

A recent article from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention titled, National Food Affordability: A County-Level Analysis focused on contributors to food affordability across the rural/urban divide. One finding was that food affordability differed significantly between rural and urban communities with rural communities paying a higher percentage of their household income on food. For… Read More »

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Community Allostatic Load

Posted by on September 24th, 2018 0 comments

I report recently published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focused on allostatic load at the community level. In partnership with RAND, they investigated whether community allostatic load affects how the community responds to traumatic events. To access the report, which includes a description of a framework for allostatic load, visit the Robert Wood Johnson… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health

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Inside our Minds Webinar

Posted by on September 24th, 2018 0 comments

Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine- Middle Atlantic Region on November 16, 2018 at 3:00 pm EST for their monthly Boost Box series. This series aims to boost your knowledge of National Library of Medicine products and additional health information topics. The month of November will feature guest speaker Alyssa Cypher, MPA from… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health, Webinars

Aug

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Rural Poverty Fifty Years After The People Left Behind

Posted by on August 27th, 2018 0 comments

This webinar will take place on September 12, 2018 at 2pm EST and will feature speakers Bruce Weber of Oregon State University and Ann Tickamyer of Pennsylvania State University. These speakers will discuss progress in America related to reducing poverty in rural areas. This will include what we have learned about rural poverty and what… Read More »

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Aug

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CDC’s Transforming Health Page

Posted by on August 27th, 2018 0 comments

The Transforming Health: Patient-Centered HIV Prevention and Care website is a new resource from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The focus of this site is to aid in the reduction of new HIV infections and improve the health of transgender individuals living with HIV. The site contains information for clinicians, care teams and… Read More »

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Aug

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Health Statistics on the Web

Posted by on August 13th, 2018 0 comments

Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine on August 24, 2018 at 2:00 pm ET for the class Health Statistics on the Web. Sponsored by MAR, this course focuses on the location, selection, and effective use of statistics relevant to health on the local, state, national, and international levels. Participants will have the opportunity… Read More »

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Aug

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Neighborhood Navigator to address Social Determinants of Health

Posted by on August 13th, 2018 0 comments

The EveryONE project is an initiative from the American Academy of Family Physicians focused on helping primary care physicians learn about and address the social determinants of health (SDOH). The Neighborhood Navigator is an output of this project. The navigator allows a user to search for services available in their zip code that will help… Read More »

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Community Resiliency Webinar

Posted by on August 13th, 2018 0 comments

On August 15, 2018, the National Institute on Drug Abuse will hold a webinar titled, Prevention in Practice: Building Communities that Strengthen the Resiliency of Future Generations. This webinar will feature faith and community presenters who will discuss strategies they are implementing to promote resiliency among young people to resist the pressure and temptation to… Read More »

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Jul

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Information About Applying for Funding on Grants.gov

Posted by on July 23rd, 2018 0 comments

If you’re thinking of applying for a grant from grants.gov but don’t know where to get started, consider reviewing the posts on the grants.gov community blog. Their grant writing basics section has information about Demystifying Funding Announcements, Understanding the Funder and Avoiding Last Minute Problems. For more information, the grants.gov homepage has introductory videos about… Read More »

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Connections4Health: A Person-Center Approach for Addressing the Social Determinants of Health in the Community

Posted by on July 23rd, 2018 0 comments

Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine- Middle Atlantic Region on August 21, 2018 at 12:00 pm EST for their monthly Boost Box series. This series aims to boost your knowledge of National Library of Medicine products and additional health information topics. The month of August will focus on a program called Connections4Health. Connections4Health… Read More »

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