Karen Hinshaw

Is Your Outdoor Space Accessible for All?

As we move into the summer months and on to celebrating the 33rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26, 2023, the Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance (HHWA) wants to encourage you to consider accessibility optionsRead More
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Food Justice Summit Addresses Food Insecurity

During the 2022 Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance’s Food Justice Summit, presenters discussed the concept of food insecurity as it relates to the inequalities present within marginalized and minority communities. Food insecurity is the lack of consistent access to theRead More
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Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall-Kids With Asthma Do It All

Two Connections IN Health’s coalitions, the Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition and the Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance, joined efforts to co-host a seminar in partnership with the Indiana Rural Association and the American Lung Association. The virtual seminar, Winter, Spring,Read More
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The Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition Provides Asthma Resources and Education Credits

The Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition, a Connections IN Health initiative, offered its 2nd Asthma Summit on August 25, 2022 from 10am-2pm EST.  The focus of this year’s summit was to support people with asthma and their caregivers, as well asRead More
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Keep Asthma in Check this Fall!

Late summer and early fall are busy for many of us. With school starting and activities ramping up its important to keep in mind some simple tips for staying healthy. Back to school comes with an increase in colds andRead More
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Tips to Stay Healthy and Avoid Type 2 Diabetes

Where do you start? Type 2 diabetes is a preventable chronic disease, which means there are steps you can take to avoid it. Even if your family history puts you at a higher risk for type 2 diabetes, adopting aRead More
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Fireside Chat and Luncheon with Dr. Jerome Adams: An Open Conversation about Health Equity

On May 26, 2022, members from the Connections IN Health coalition, Cardiovascular and Diabetes Coalition of Indiana, community partners and stakeholders from across Indiana had an opportunity to learn from Dr. Jerome Adams at Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis,Read More
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What You Eat, May Help You Breathe!

What is Asthma? The vision of the Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition is to decrease the burden of asthma in Indiana. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines asthma as a disease that affects your lungs. It causes repeatedRead More
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Cooking with Connections: Energy Oat Bites

The recipe for today’s Cooking with Connections is for Energy Oat Bites. These tiny spheres of deliciousness are actually very simple to make with very few ingredients. They make for a great addition to any snack and pair especially wellRead More
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How Clean the Air is in Your Community?

Do you know how clean the air is in your community? Air quality is both a climate issue and a public health issue. Air pollution directly impacts air quality and is linked to negative health conditions. What is air pollution?Read More
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