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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Hoosier Health and Wellness Alliance Supports the Launch of the Community Compass App

(Indianapolis, IN) – It is no secret that food insecurity is a national concern, and the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly exacerbated this issue. Since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020, food insecurity rates in the nation rose nearly 4%Read More
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Connections IN Health End of the Year Celebration!

The Connections IN Health Team invites our members, partners, volunteers and colleagues to join us for a celebration of success on Friday, December 11 from 11am-1pm via zoom.  We plan to provide opportunities to network with other professionals, celebrate coalitionRead More

Fall Prevention Awareness Week

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is calling out to all people with one message this week…. Falling down is not a normal part of aging. Falls Prevention Awareness Week, observed from September 21-25, 2020, is designed to spotlight theRead More
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Truth Initiative

This is Quitting is a free mobile program from Truth Initiative designed to help young people quit vaping. The first-of-its-kind text messaging program incorporates messages from other young people who have attempted to, or successfully quit, e-cigarettes. Truth’s messages showRead More
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Do you want to learn more about rural food access and how you can help?

The Rural Health Information Hub has recently released their evidence-based, easy to use Rural Food Access Toolkit. Compiled of promising models and helpful resources, this toolkit aims to support any organization implementing food access programs in rural communities across theRead More
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Is the Quality of Indoor Air Important?

What is IAQ? Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) refers to the air quality within and around buildings, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of building occupants. Health concerns from indoor air pollutants may be experienced right after exposureRead More
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National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). This is a chance to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages.  In observance of NIAM, Connections IN Health is spreading the word about the importance of vaccines for thoseRead More
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The Link Between Food Insecurity and Childhood Obesity

In the past, very limited research existed on the relationship between food insecurity and children’s adiposity (obesity) and diet, as well as how it varies between demographics in the US. This changed in September of 2019 when The Journal ofRead More
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