Wheezing and Winter Asthma

Winter can be a tough time for those who have asthma; a chronic condition that causes swelling and inflammation of the airways in the lungs making it more difficult to breathe. While many allergens such as pollen and ragweed levelsRead More
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InJAC Celebrates 20th Anniversary

On November 9th, the Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition (InJAC) celebrated 20 years of helping to reduce the burden of asthma in Indiana. This hybrid event was hosted by the Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition at the Purdue Extension Hamilton County officeRead More
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Understanding the Sweet Challenge: Diabetes in Indiana

Indiana, known for its rich agricultural heritage and warm Hoosier hospitality, is facing a sweet challenge that extends beyond its famous sugar cream pie – diabetes. Diabetes is a condition that affects many people in Indiana, both young and old.Read More

Healthy Holiday Tips 

Mayo isn’t just a condiment you place on a turkey sandwich; the Mayo Clinic has your back when it comes to maintaining a healthy holiday season! See below some quick ideas on how to maintain your healthy habits throughout theRead More
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National Children’s Health Month

October was National Children’s Health Month. Asthma is a common chronic condition that affects children’s health. Its incidence has risen significantly over the last few decades, with almost one in twelve children in the United States now diagnosed with asthma.Read More
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Understanding Hypertension: A Silent Threat to Your Health

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, affects nearly half of the adult population every year– that’s 119.9 million people. It’s called the “silent killer” because it can be hard to notice symptoms for hypertension. Hypertension occurs when blood pressureRead More

Indiana Asthma Updates-InJAC

The Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition (InJAC) works to reduce the burden of asthma in Indiana with three active workgroups that focus on increasing:  the number of indoor air quality programs to reduce asthma triggers  the number of people who participateRead More
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Building Healthy Habits this Back-to-School Season 

As summer comes to an end and back to school season is right around the corner, it’s important to establish healthy routines for children. Keep reading to learn about these four foundational parts of a healthy routine: choosing healthy after-schoolRead More
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5 FREE Continuing Education Credit Opportunities Available!

  Connections IN Health is pleased to offer five free opportunities for Continuing Education credits. Even if you don’t require CE’s to retain your licensure, they can be equally beneficial as professional development opportunities and to learn more about hotRead More
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Find Your Fit! Food Summit and CE’s!

The Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance (HHWA), a Connections IN Health coalition at Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, hosted their second annual virtual food summit on June 21, 2023. Attendees of the “Find Your Fit: Growing Your Role andRead More

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