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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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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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Healthy People 2020 highlights the importance of addressing “social determinants of health” by including “Create social and physical environments that promote good health for all” as one of its four goals for the decade. But, what does this mean? “Social Read More
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In celebration, the Connections IN Health team wants to share with you the benefits of getting out into nature!  Nature makes you…  Smarter Walking through nature improves cognitive function and memory. A simple twenty-minute walk can improve concentration and improve Read More
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In the age of fast food and fad diets, there has never been a better time to understand what we are putting in our bodies. More importantly, there has never been a better time to understand the impacts our foods Read More
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Summer promises sunshine, heat, and carefree gatherings with families and friends. It also coincides with an increase in food poisoning as warmer temperatures cause foodborne germs to thrive. When shopping for groceries or eating outside, make sure to refrigerate perishable Read More
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High temperatures kill hundreds of people every year. Heat-related deaths and illness are preventable, yet more than 600 people die from extreme heat every year. Take measures to stay cool, remain hydrated, and keep informed. If you play a sport Read More
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National Men’s Health Week is observed each year leading up to Father’s Day. This week is a reminder for men to take steps to be healthier, and to let them know they don’t have to do it alone! Whether it’s Read More
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MyPlate, MyWins is all about finding a healthy eating style that works for your family and fits with your everyday life. The MyPlate icon is a reminder to make healthy choices from each of the five food groups, and there Read More

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