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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 inRead More
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October is Health Literacy Month

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 doesRead 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 amongRead 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 inRead 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) needsRead 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) encouragesRead More
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National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among men in the United States, with one in nine men being diagnosed within their lifetime. During the month of September, ZERO, a leading national nonprofit, has encouraged all men to knowRead More
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National Childhood Obesity Month

Did you know that approximately 19% of children across America struggle with childhood obesity? Observing National Childhood Obesity Month this September provides the opportunity to understand the issue, the factors that influence obesity in children and how we all canRead More
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