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

Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition-Health and Housing 

The June InJAC meeting featured Amy Nelson with the Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana. Amy discussed housing challenges in Indiana, presented statistics on health and housing and how the two are related. Amy provided an overview of the CenterRead More

InJAC Summit and CE’s Available!

On May 4th and in observance of World Asthma and Allergy Month, the Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition (InJAC) held its 3rd annual Asthma Summit. Participants heard from subject matter experts on a variety of topics related to asthma, environmental issues,Read More

The Role of Community Health Workers

Community Health Workers (CHWs) play an essential role in a community’s local healthcare and medical fields. CHWs are well-trusted among regional or local populations and possess the capabilities to garner support as they share information and encourage healthy lifestyles toRead More
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Connections IN Health Regional Roadshow-Washington County

Community members and groups came together for the Connections IN Health Regional Roadshow in Washington County on April 17, 2023 from 1pm-3pm EST. In addition to learning more about the work being done in Washington County, attendees also heard fromRead More

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