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Health Connections

  • Good News and Bad News For Seniors: Take a Look at the Just Released United Health Foundation’s Third Annual America’s Health Rankings Senior Report

    Good News and Bad News For Seniors: Take a Look at the Just Released United Health Foundation’s Third Annual America’s Health Rankings Senior Report

    The United Health Foundation just released their third annual America’s Health Rankings® Senior Report: A Call to Action for Individuals and Their Communities.   The GOOD NEWS: Report Highlights Nationwide Improvements in Care Trends The America’s Health Rankings Senior Report shows positive trends nationwide for senior health, especially for measures that look at whether seniors are getting the right care in...

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  • Take a Look at the 2015 List of National Health Observances

    Take a Look at the 2015 List of National Health Observances

    I want to share an interesting website with you, healthfinder.gov, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which provides a list of National Health Observances (NHOs). National Health Observances (NHOs) are special days, weeks, or months dedicated to raising awareness about important health topics. The website provides a wealth of information that can be utilized personally; or, you...

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  • Reed Tuckson, MD is New President of the American Telemedicine Association

    Reed Tuckson, MD is New President of the American Telemedicine Association

    I am very proud to share with you that on May 5th, I became the new President of the American Telemedicine Association! My focus over the next year will include the following key priorities:   1. Enhancing access to care through expanding urban and rural broadband coverage by: resolving inappropriate interstate licensure prohibitions; removing artificial practice barriers for online prescribing;...

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  • Look at the Startling Statistics in the National Youth Tobacco Survey!

    Look at the Startling Statistics in the National Youth Tobacco Survey!

    I have been fortunate over the last few years to have partnered with the extraordinary people at the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids! They have sensitized me to the persistent challenges, and opportunities, associated with combatting youth tobacco consumption. As such, I noted with interest the startling statistical data released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,...

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  • “National Health Care Decisions Day”:  Bringing Awareness to Advance Health Care Planning

    “National Health Care Decisions Day”: Bringing Awareness to Advance Health Care Planning

    In case you missed it, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently acknowledged “National Health Care Decisions Day” on April 16th. It promoted awareness regarding the importance of advance health care planning, which is a way for people to plan ahead regarding their medical care wishes should they not be able to make them known to their family and...

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  • April is Minority Health Month!

    April is Minority Health Month!

    April is Minority Health Month! The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Minority Health (OMH), in collaboration with  the Department of Health and Human Service’s Office of Minority Health, is celebrating Minority Health Month. This year, the theme is “30 Years of Advancing Health Equity, The Heckler Report: A Force for Ending Health Disparities in America.” Take a few minutes to...

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