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RESOURCES FOR GOOD HEALTH
These resources are shared by the Connections IN Health team to provide encouragement and support specifically related to chronic diseases the initiatives address. Please let us know if you are in need of a resource that we may be able to provide.
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Is Your Community Ready for a Change? Are you looking for ways to engage your community to address a health challenge? Do you want to assess if your community is ready to engage in practices to address a current healthRead More
Do you have High Blood Pressure? High blood pressure is called “the silent killer” because it does just that. With no signs or symptoms that you can see or feel, a lot of people don’t even know they have highRead More
Cooking with Connections: Chickpeas What are your favorite types of cookies? Do you love the chocolate, peanut butter, almond butter, or oatmeal? What about chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans)? Seems to be a strange preference, but chickpeas are surprisinglyRead More
Spring Asthma and Allergy Tips from the Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition Spring is here and allergies are a part of the season for many people. Allergies are a reaction by your immune system to something that does not bother mostRead More
Mindfulness is a type of meditation or lifestyle technique where you focus on awareness, senses and what you are feeling without judgment. Mindfulness can come in many different forms including but not limited to: ● Breathing ● Meditation ● IntentionalRead More
When you think of protein, what are the first foods that come to your mind? Maybe chicken, beef, milk, and eggs? Do you typically think of animal products as the “main” protein sources we should eat? Animal products, whether itRead 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