Asthma: Myths & Misconceptions

During the 2024 Annual Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition Summit presenters spoke about Myths and Misconceptions surrounding Asthma. Asthma is a chronic disease that causes muscle tightening and inflammation in the airways which makes it difficult to breathe. Presenters spoke aboutRead More
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May is Asthma Awareness Month

May is Asthma Awareness Month a time to focus and educate friends, family, and patients about asthma and to promote resources that increase awareness of the seriousness of asthma, which is a serious, chronic respiratory disease that be controlled.  TheRead More
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April-Minority Health Month

 National Minority Health Month, launched by the National Minority Health Month Foundation, and founded by Booker T. Washington strives to lessen the health disparities experienced by minorities in the U.S. Health disparities are the imbalance in the quality of healthRead More
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Heart Month in Indiana

February was American Heart Month which means that the Cardiovascular and Diabetes Coalition (CADI) was in full swing! CADI, All IN for Health and CTSI kicked off the month by partnering with Martin University National Center for Racial Equity andRead More

Spring Allergies with InJAC

March is here and so is the return of warmer weather, spring allergies and asthma triggers. Most of us look forward to the higher temperatures, the trees leafing out, grass greening up and flowers budding. However, people with allergies and asthmaRead More
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Indiana Hunger Banquet Toolkit

The Hoosier Health & Wellness Alliance, in partnership with Purdue Extension, created an Oxfam-inspired “Indiana Spotlight” hunger banquet toolkit to raise funds and awareness for food insecurity. Before the Covid-19 pandemic, more than 12% of residents in Indiana were livingRead More
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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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