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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What is Food Insecurity?

What is Food Insecurity? When addressing food justice and equity, it is important to begin by recognizing food insecurity and its impact. Food insecurity is defined as the disruption of food intake or eating patterns because of lack of moneyRead More
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Is Your Community Ready for a Change?

Is Your Community Ready for a Change? Are you looking for ways to engage your community to address a health challenge? Do you want to assess if your community is ready to engage in practices to address a current healthRead More
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Do you have High Blood Pressure?

Do you have High Blood Pressure? High blood pressure is called “the silent killer” because it does just that. With no signs or symptoms that you can see or feel, a lot of people don’t even know they have highRead More
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Cooking with Connections: Chickpeas

Cooking with Connections: Chickpeas What are your favorite types of cookies? Do you love the chocolate, peanut butter, almond butter, or oatmeal? What about chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans)? Seems to be a strange preference, but chickpeas are surprisinglyRead More
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Spring Asthma and Allergy Tips from the Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition

Spring Asthma and Allergy Tips from the Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition Spring is here and allergies are a part of the season for many people. Allergies are a reaction by your immune system to something that does not bother mostRead More
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How Mindful Are You?

Mindfulness is a type of meditation or lifestyle technique where you focus on awareness, senses and what you are feeling without judgment. Mindfulness can come in many different forms including but not limited to: ● Breathing ● Meditation ● IntentionalRead More
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