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Hypertension Control Champions

Posted by on November 13th, 2017 0 comments

EvidenceNow is an initiative from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) with the goal of improving heart health by helping small and medium sized practices use the most recent heart health evidence. The Primary goal of EvidenceNow is to improve the heart health related care at more than 1,500 primary care practices in… Read More »

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Rural Health Workforce Webinar

Posted by on November 13th, 2017 0 comments

On November 14, 2017 from 3:30-4:30 pm EST, you can view the webinar Strengthening the Rural Health Workforce: Tools, Resources and Outcomes from the Health Resources and Services Administration. This webinar is part of the Workforce Grand Rounds series from the HRSA, which was developed with the goal of expanding the pool of high quality health… Read More »

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APHA Natural Disaster Resources

Posted by on November 13th, 2017 0 comments

The Get Ready Campaign from the American Public Health Association (APHA) released an emergency preparedness quiz. Test your knowledge about hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires or use it to educate others. After you take the quiz, take a look at some emergency preparedness factsheets from the Get Ready Campaign, or review their most recent newsletter. The… Read More »

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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

Oct

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Self-Care Resource for Health Outreach

Posted by on October 18th, 2017 0 comments

Health Outreach Partners (HOP) has developed Self-Care: Taking Care of Ourselves So We Can Take Care of Others, a resource for health center outreach workers, though the information applies to many types of outreach. This guides shares: the benefits of self-care the need for self-care the role organizations play how to develop a self-care practice… Read More »

Posted in: General, Mental Health

Oct

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Supporting Nursing Mothers at Work

Posted by on October 10th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Looking for ways to support moms who need to pump at work? Women with children are the fastest growing segment of the workforce. According to the CDC, over 80% of women begin breastfeeding but many stop earlier than is recommended. Mothers need support from their families and communities but also at work especially when it… Read More »

Posted in: General, Minority Health Concerns

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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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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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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by on September 28th, 2017 0 comments

Breast cancer, the second most common kind of cancer in women, affects about 1 in 8 women in the United States. The National Breast Cancer Foundation says, “Breast cancer can’t be prevented, but there are ways to protect your overall health and assess your personal breast cancer risk. Take action and get your free copy… Read More »

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