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Jun

29

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Webinar: Innovations in Patient Engagement to Improve Patient Safety

Posted by on June 29th, 2018 0 comments

A live webcast sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the Clinical Directors Network, Inc. (CDN) on Innovations in Patient Engagement to Improve Patient Safety in Primary Care Teach-Back. . .

Posted in: Public Health, Webinars

Jun

27

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Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes for People Living with HIV

Posted by on June 27th, 2018 0 comments

To provide state officials with tools and resources, including issue briefs, webinars and presentations, the National Academy for State Health Policy — in cooperation with the Health Resources and Services Administration, and partnerships with 19 states — has made available an updated toolkit, State Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes for People Living with HIV. Resources included are… Read More »

Posted in: HIV/AIDS, Public Health

Jun

20

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Improving Access to Disaster Health Information

Posted by on June 20th, 2018 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine released a new design for the Disaster Information Management Research Center website and the Disaster Lit® database.  The new design improves access to key resources on natural and man-made disasters, as well as public health emergencies such as emerging infectious diseases. You will also find disaster apps and other mobile-based… Read More »

Posted in: General, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health, Websites

Jun

11

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Obesity Funding Opportunity

Posted by on June 11th, 2018 0 comments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is accepting applications for the High Obesity Program. Funding is available for land grant universities to implement evidence-based obesity prevention strategies in counties with an adult obesity rate over 40% by leveraging community extension services. Strategies include those that will increase access healthy foods and safe and… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Scholarships and Grants

Jun

06

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CDC Fact Sheet on Alcohol and Opioids

Posted by on June 6th, 2018 0 comments

The CDC created a fact sheet on Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention for People Who Consume Alcohol and Use Opioids.

Posted in: Public Health, Substance Addiction and Misuse

May

29

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AHRQ National Guideline Clearinghouse No Longer Available

Posted by on May 29th, 2018 0 comments

The AHRQ National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) Web site will not be available after July 16, 2018 because federal funding through AHRQ will no longer be available to support the NGC as of that date.

Posted in: Chronic Disease, Public Health, Websites

May

21

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Communicating the Health Effects of Climate Change: A Toolkit for Public Health Outreach

Posted by on May 21st, 2018 0 comments

The National Center for Environmental Health, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects recently developed a set of slides in collaboration with climate communication experts. These slides titled, Communicating the Health Effects of Climate Change: A Toolkit for Public Health Outreach, can be used to provide consistent, evidence-based information about climate change to the public…. Read More »

Posted in: Environmental Health, Public Health

May

08

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2018 Car Seat Guide for Families

Posted by on May 8th, 2018 0 comments Tags:

One of the most important jobs you have as a parent is keeping your child safe when riding in a vehicle. Each year, thousands of young children are killed or injured in car crashes. Proper use of car safety seats helps keep children safe. But with so many different seats on the market, many parents… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Public Health

Apr

23

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Gardening Interventions from the Community Guide

Posted by on April 23rd, 2018 0 comments

With spring upon us, consider reviewing the section within the Community Guide about Gardening Interventions to Increase Vegetable Consumption Among Children. For those unfamiliar with the Community Guide, this is a place to search for evidence-based findings from the Community Preventive Services Task force. This information can be helpful when designing community interventions because it… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Apr

23

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DASH Health Care Data 101 Guide

Posted by on April 23rd, 2018 0 comments

Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) is an initiative from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The focus of DASH is to support community collaborations to address local issues affecting community health, enhance communities’ abilities to plan and implement activities through sharing data and information, and to identify methods to improve data sharing. The DASH Health… Read More »

Posted in: General, Public Health

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