The Connection2023-06-15T12:19:21-04:00
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  • Indiana, known for its rich agricultural heritage and warm Hoosier hospitality, is facing a sweet challenge that extends beyond its famous sugar cream pie – diabetes. Diabetes is a condition that affects many people in Indiana, both young and old.Read More
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    Mayo isn’t just a condiment you place on a turkey sandwich; the Mayo Clinic has your back when it comes to maintaining a healthy holiday season! See below some quick ideas on how to maintain your healthy habits throughout theRead More
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    October was National Children’s Health Month. Asthma is a common chronic condition that affects children’s health. Its incidence has risen significantly over the last few decades, with almost one in twelve children in the United States now diagnosed with asthma.Read More
  • Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, affects nearly half of the adult population every year– that’s 119.9 million people. It’s called the “silent killer” because it can be hard to notice symptoms for hypertension. Hypertension occurs when blood pressureRead More
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    The Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition (InJAC) works to reduce the burden of asthma in Indiana with three active workgroups that focus on increasing:  the number of indoor air quality programs to reduce asthma triggers  the number of people who participateRead More
  • Image shows a playground with colorful slides and monkey bars
    As summer comes to an end and back to school season is right around the corner, it’s important to establish healthy routines for children. Keep reading to learn about these four foundational parts of a healthy routine: choosing healthy after-schoolRead More


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