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How do we work together to improve our quality of life? We start by assembling all available assets; engaging in best health behaviors and sharing innovations in both prevention and medical care delivery.

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We partnered with Howard University for our Second Annual Healing Stories Creative Writing Contest: An initiative in the healing arts.

Winners will be announced May 1, 2015.

Health Connections

  • 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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  • If You Care About Healthy Communities: Please Read the New IOM Report “Healthy, Resilient, and Sustainable Communities After Disasters”

    If You Care About Healthy Communities: Please Read the New IOM Report “Healthy, Resilient, and Sustainable Communities After Disasters”

    Did you realize that every year in America, we spend millions, if not billions, of dollars rebuilding our communities after the tragedy of disasters. Amazingly, there is very little and rare consideration given to intentionally using those dollars to create healthy communities. As a result, the Institute of Medicine was commissioned to create a Committee on Post-Disaster Recovery of a...

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  • AcademyHealth’s Concordium 2015: Call for Abstracts – Due May 18th

    AcademyHealth’s Concordium 2015: Call for Abstracts – Due May 18th

    I am pleased to serve on the Advisory Committee of AcademyHealth’s Inaugural Conference, Concordium 2015 – Data and Knowledge Transforming Health. AcademyHealth is now accepting abstracts for Concordium 2015, a new conference – taking place September 21-22, 2015 - focused on best practices to integrate evidence, practice, and policy. With core support from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality,...

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  • Be Prepared For The Unpredictable And Perilous Spring/Summer Storm Season!

    Be Prepared For The Unpredictable And Perilous Spring/Summer Storm Season!

    As seen in recent news reports, the annual season for destructive and dangerous weather conditions, which can cause unexpected devastation without notice, is upon us!  These natural disasters can include thunderstorms, lightning, tornadoes and floods … all of which can be life threatening.  And, these conditions are not limited to the midwest region of our country as in years past...

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  • I Am Really Excited By the New IOM Report “Dying in America”: Valuable for Patients and Health Professionals!

    I Am Really Excited By the New IOM Report “Dying in America”: Valuable for Patients and Health Professionals!

    The Institute of Medicine of the National Academies recently released a new and valuable report that we call can relate to titled “Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life”. As stated in the report’s description: “For patients and their loved ones, no care decisions are more profound than those made near the...

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  • CDC Launches Their 2015 “Tips From Former Smokers” Campaign

    CDC Launches Their 2015 “Tips From Former Smokers” Campaign

    In 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention initiated its national tobacco education campaign, which has prompted millions of smokers to quit. On March 30th, they launched their 2015 “Tips From Former Smokers” Campaign, which features former smokers who have suffered from smoking-related illnesses. The ads also highlight the benefits of quitting cigarettes entirely, not just cutting down. Take a...

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