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Nov

15

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Today (November 15th) is National Rural Health Day

Posted by on November 15th, 2018 0 comments

National Rural Health Day exists to promote awareness of the unique healthcare needs in rural areas of America. 60 million people, or 1 in every 5 Americans, currently live in rural areas of the United States. Receiving medical care is not always easy for those living in these areas due to a potential shortage of… Read More »

Posted in: Accessibility, Arkansas, Blog, Community Engagement, Data, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Outreach, Public Health, SCR Regional Highlight, Texas

Oct

09

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ICYMI Webinar Recap for September 2018: Using US Census Bureau Data

Posted by on October 9th, 2018 0 comments

The In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) Webinar Recap series will provide a summary of our monthly SCR CONNECTions webinars. We’ll go over highlights from our guest speakers’ presentations and give some additional thoughts about the connections our attendees could be making from the presented topics! Our September guest speaker, Susana Privett, Data Dissemination Specialist… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Data, Grants and Funding, Health Literacy, Outreach, Research, Technology, Training, Webinars

Jul

31

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A glance back: the Framingham Heart Study

Posted by on July 31st, 2018 0 comments

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the landmark Framingham Heart Study. It is named for the town of Framingham, MA from which the original cohort (there are now six groups of participants) of 5,209 men and women were recruited. Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, and it… Read More »

Posted in: Aging, Blog, Consumer Health, Data, Health History, NIH, Public Health

Jul

26

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Could Your Favorite Snack be Causing Manic Episodes?

Posted by on July 26th, 2018 0 comments

Baseball season is in full swing and ballparks across the country are serving up a classic ballpark favorite – hot dogs.  In fact, it is estimated that baseball fans alone will con sume nearly 19 million hot dogs in 2018.  Could they be getting more than they bargain for with this ballpark food choice? A… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Data, Research

Jun

26

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World Health Organization Releases ICD-11

Posted by on June 26th, 2018 0 comments

The World Health Organization has released the newest version of the International Classification of Diseases, ICD-11.  The ICD tracks health trends and statistics globally.  The nearly 55,000 unique codes identify injuries, diseases, symptoms, and causes of death.  These codes are the common language that health care professionals use to share information worldwide. This new version… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Data, EHR, Electronic Resources, Evaluation, Health History, Public Health, Resources

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