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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 of Read More
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The American Diabetes Association states that Diabetes is growing at an “epidemic rate” in the United States. According to the 2018 data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 34.2 million Americans have diabetes. Of this Read More
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If allergies and asthma impact you or a loved one’s life, you may be looking for opportunities to help. The Allergy & Asthma Center is here to help. Below is a list of simple, yet effective, opportunities to spread awareness Read More
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The Indiana University School of Medicine team, in partnership with the Indiana State Department of Health, invites you to participate in the new Indiana Teen Vaping TeleECHO Clinic to learn more about the management of vaping/e-cigarette use and related conditions Read More
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August 1, 2020 is World Lung Cancer Day! Sponsored by the American Lung Association, LUNG FORCE is a national movement aiming to defeat the leading cause of cancer deaths among men and women: lung cancer. In recognition of World Lung Read More
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Managing diabetes can be a troublesome process. There are many life changes that come with this diagnosis including having to check your blood sugar levels regularly, changing your diet, becoming more physically active, and many more daily decisions. Not to Read More
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As recommended by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, every person with asthma should have an “Asthma Action Plan.” This plan not only provides information on your asthma but also instructions on how to manage your symptoms. Key features Read More
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What is SFSP? Though it is a problem year-round, food insecurity is a major concern during summer and longer school breaks as it leaves children without their usual food sources. The Summer Food Service Program, or SFSP, is a federally Read More
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In honor of World Hepatitis Day, Connections IN Health is spreading the word to find the “missing millions.” Worldwide, there are 325 million people living with Hepatitis. However, 290 million of these people are completely unaware of their infection. Hepatitis Read More
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Face Mask 101

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There are many ways to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) including practicing social distancing, staying home, and washing your hands properly. Wearing a cloth face covering in public is another key tactic for slowing the spread. According to Read More

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