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NIH News in Health, November 2017

Posted by on November 6th, 2017 0 comments

Check out the November issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research.

Posted in: Children and Teens, Chronic Disease, General, Public Health

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Fostering Minority Scientific, Health and Human Services Ventures at HHS

Posted by on November 6th, 2017 0 comments

About $980 million of seed money is available for small aspiring businesses with innovative ideas for promising life-saving technology though US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). “To get the science to the patient, there has to be a handoff to a commercial entity. These grants help get science out of the lab.”

Posted in: General, Minority Health Concerns

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President’s Commission on Combating the Opioid Crisis

Posted by on November 6th, 2017 0 comments

The President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis released its final report on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 calling for the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as well as other HHS entities to set up nationwide drug courts, a national media campaign and expanded educational programs, as… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health, Public Health, Substance Addiction and Misuse

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Indian Health Service Website Webinar

Posted by on October 4th, 2017 0 comments

Register to attend the live training webinar, “Introduction to the U.S. Indian Health Service Website” on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 2 pm EDT. Speaker: Steve Beleu, Federal Government Information Specialist, Oklahoma Department of Libraries Learning outcomes: Participants will learn how to find information on the recently-revised website of the U.S. Indian Health Service. Expected… Read More »

Posted in: General, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health, Webinars

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Latest Health Disparities Data with the New Healthy People 2020 Widget

Posted by on October 4th, 2017 0 comments

Find the Latest Health Disparities Data with the New Healthy People 2020 Widget! The Healthy People 2020 team is pleased to announce the release of our health disparities data widget. The widget provides an easy way to find health disparities data related to the Healthy People 2020 objectives for the Leading Health Indicators (LHIs). LHIs… Read More »

Posted in: Chronic Disease, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health

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NIH News in Health, October 2017

Posted by on October 4th, 2017 0 comments

Check out the October issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research. In this issue: Coping With Grief: Life after Loss Losing someone you love can change your world. There’s no right or wrong way to mourn. Finding healthy ways to… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, General

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Faith Leaders Toolkit and Webinar

Posted by on September 7th, 2017 0 comments

The Faith Leaders Toolkit from CDC’s National Diabetes Education Program includes resources to help faith community leaders spread the word about type 2 diabetes prevention and diabetes management, organize related activities in the community and create an environment that supports healthy choices.

Posted in: Chronic Disease, Webinars

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Webjunction Libraries and the Opioid Crisis Town Hall Webinar

Posted by on September 7th, 2017 0 comments

WebJunction and the Public Library Association invite libraries and their community partners to join this virtual town hall discussion about current library needs and possible responses to the nation’s opioid crisis on September 12, 2017 at 2:00 PM ET.

Posted in: Public Health, Public Library, Substance Addiction and Misuse, Webinars

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CDC Hurricanes and Other Tropical Storms Information

Posted by on September 7th, 2017 0 comments

The CDC maintains Environmental Health and Natural Disasters and Severe Weather pages such as Hurricanes and Other Tropical Storms. There are links to information on Safe Cleanup after Hurricane Harvey and Get tips to keep you and your family safe after a hurricane. Information on before and after a hurricane, resources for families, and information… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Environmental Health, Public Health

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Chartbook on Health Conditions and Behaviors of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Persons

Posted by on August 3rd, 2017 0 comments

The CDC-National Center for Health Statistics released the Chartbook on Health Conditions and Behaviors of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Persons in the United States, 2014, on July 21, 2017. The 2014 NHPI National Health Interview Survey is an unprecedented survey, establishing essential baseline information on the health conditions and behaviors of the NHPI population… Read More »

Posted in: Chronic Disease, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health

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