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More than 16 million Americans have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Millions more have it and don’t know it. The month of November provides the COPD community with a distinct time to come together with one voice to focus on increasing Read More
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Great American Smokeout

Smoking Fast Facts: About 32.4 million American adults still smoke cigarettes Smoking remains the single largest preventable cause of death and illness in the world Smoking causes an estimated 480,000 deaths every year, or about 1 in 5 death. More Read More
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Join Connections IN Health and the Indiana State Department of Health in spreading awareness of National Diabetes Month and World Diabetes Day! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death Read More
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The holiday season is upon us, and cooking nutritious food and being physically active can be easy ways to engage kids during holiday parties and events. Don’t believe us? See below 10 tips from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Read More
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Did you know?

Did you know that…. Indiana has the 15th highest adult obesity rate in the U.S. at 31.3%. Cases of obesity-related health issues continue to increase and will affect the majority of Hoosiers by 2030. In Indiana, a child living in Read More
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Since 1999, organizations from around the world come together every October to observe Health Literacy Month. October is a time to bring attention to the importance of making health information easy to understand and accessible to all. Not only does Read More
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Breast Cancer Disparities

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Connections IN Health team is taking time to have serious conversations about the disparities of cancer rates among people of color. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among Read More
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Blood Cancer Awareness Month

Every 3 minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with a blood cancer and more than 1.3 million Americans are living with or in remission from a blood cancer. Although they are the 3rd leading cause of cancer deaths in Read More
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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that almost 80% of diagnosed ovarian cancer cases are already in advanced stages? Did you know that ovarian cancer will take the lives of more than 14,000 women this year? The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) needs Read More
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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) is recognized every September by childhood cancer organizations around the world. In honor of its goal to increase awareness and raise funds for those affected by childhood cancer, the American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO) encourages Read More

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