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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.
The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is calling out to all people with one message this week…. Falling down is not a normal part of aging. Falls Prevention Awareness Week, observed from September 21-25, 2020, is designed to spotlight theRead More
This is Quitting is a free mobile program from Truth Initiative designed to help young people quit vaping. The first-of-its-kind text messaging program incorporates messages from other young people who have attempted to, or successfully quit, e-cigarettes. Truth’s messages showRead More
The Rural Health Information Hub has recently released their evidence-based, easy to use Rural Food Access Toolkit. Compiled of promising models and helpful resources, this toolkit aims to support any organization implementing food access programs in rural communities across theRead More
What is IAQ? Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) refers to the air quality within and around buildings, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of building occupants. Health concerns from indoor air pollutants may be experienced right after exposureRead More
August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). This is a chance to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages. In observance of NIAM, Connections IN Health is spreading the word about the importance of vaccines for thoseRead More
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 ofRead 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