The Connection2020-11-11T15:14:56-05:00
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RESOURCES FOR GOOD HEALTH

These weekly resources are shared by the Connections IN Health team to provide encouragement and support specifically related to chronic diseases the initiatives address. Visit the Connections IN Health Facebook page to view the full infographics. Please let us know if you are in need of a resource that we may be able to provide.

  • young man with beard takes a deep breath
    In December 2020, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced 19 recommendations in six key areas of asthma diagnosis, management and treatment. These six areas are: 1. Use of inhaled steroids when needed for recurring wheezing and persistent asthma 2.Read More
  • young woman admires sunset in nature
    Cervical cancer is cancer of the cervix. It occurs mostly in women over 30 years old. The main cause of cervical cancer is infection with certain types of the human papilloma virus (HPV). Other causes or risk factors include: oRead More
  • bright blue eye
    There are currently 3 million people in the United States living with glaucoma. Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness. Having diabetes doubles your odds of developing glaucoma. Protect your eyes and follow the following steps to spread awareness.Read More
  • elderly african american man in bowler hat smiling
    COVID-19 has proven to disproportionately affect racial and ethnic populations. Black and Hispanic individuals are about four times more likely to be hospitalized and nearly three times more likely to die from COVID-19. Systemic racism and social determinants of healthRead More
  • hands about to draw a vaccine into a syringe from a bottle of influenza vaccine
    The first week of December is National Influenza Vaccination Week. Influenza is a contagious virus that can come with serious complications particularly for those who have conditions such as diabetes, lung disease, and heart disease. It is estimated that 31%Read More
  • Connections IN Health's asthma education for the community health worker online training registration information
    The Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition is pleased to announce the launch of its Asthma Education for the Community Health Worker Training! This free online training is in partnership with the Indiana Community Health Workers Association (INCHWA), and the Association ofRead More
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