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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.
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 featuresRead More
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 federallyRead More
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. HepatitisRead More
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 toRead More
The simple truth is that a stroke can occur to anyone, at any time, and at any place. However, some summer habits can increase the risk of stroke as well as make you less likely to recognize the symptoms. InRead More
Strong emotions are part of life. We laugh, we get angry, we fear, we get excited. How we manage these emotions, on the other hand, is up to us. Strong emotions are well-known triggers of asthma. The emotion itself isRead More
The Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition (InJAC), led by Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute’s Connections IN Health team, completed and finalized the Indiana State Asthma Plan in August. This plan will be in effect for the next five years andRead More
Expanding collaborations with the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) and the IU Simon Cancer Center, the Indiana CTSI Community Health Partnerships program has created Connections IN Health to help support a healthier population of Hoosiers. Connections IN Health includesRead More
The Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) and the Indiana State Department of Health have formed a new partnership to improve health in Indiana. This alliance will unite the state’s health coalition work with that of the Indiana CTSI,Read More