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Health Connections

  • Experiencing Added Stress During the Holidays?

    Experiencing Added Stress During the Holidays?

    As the holidays approach, some of us experience added stress while we prepare for the upcoming travel and finalize arrangements to celebrate the season with our family and friends!  In an interesting National Institutes of Health article titled, “Feeling Stressed? Stress Relief Might Help Your Health”, Dr. Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, a leading stress researcher at Ohio State University, offers insightful information...

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  • Take a Look at the 25th Annual Edition of America’s Health Rankings: A Call to Action for Individuals & Their Communities

    Take a Look at the 25th Annual Edition of America’s Health Rankings: A Call to Action for Individuals & Their Communities

    I am pleased to share with you that the United Health Foundation, in partnership with the American Public Health Association and Partnership for Prevention, released the 25th annual America’s Health Rankings®: A Call to Action for Individuals & Their Communities. For the third consecutive year, Hawaii is the healthiest state and Vermont ranks second. Massachusetts improves to third, Connecticut is fourth...

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  • Turkey Cooking Safety Tips from the CDC … Enjoy a Delicious and Properly Prepared Meal!

    Turkey Cooking Safety Tips from the CDC … Enjoy a Delicious and Properly Prepared Meal!

    The holiday season is fast approaching! Take a minute to read the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) noteworthy article titled “It’s Turkey Time: Safely Prepare Your Holiday Meal”. As stated in the article, there are four specific areas of concern when preparing a turkey: safety practices regarding the thawing, preparing, stuffing and cooking it to the adequate temperature. Whether...

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  • Five Quick Tips for Healthier Cooking and Eating … From Celebrity Chef G. Garvin

    Celebrity Chef, G. Garvin, was recently interviewed by guest writing contributor, Kumba Sennar, and he shared a few comments with readers regarding healthier cooking and eating. In the article, “In The Kitchen with Celebrity Chef G. Garvin”, originally published on BlackDoctor.org, Chef Garvin provides helpful hints and tips to cooking a healthier meal for ourselves and our families! You can...

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  • Try This HHS Health Tool for Yourself, a Family Member or Friend!

    Try This HHS Health Tool for Yourself, a Family Member or Friend!

    I’ve been looking for an easy to use tool that people can utilize to stay up-to-date on the preventive health services that they may need to pay attention to based on their gender and age. I was delighted to find that The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has created myhealthfinder.  You can utilize this tool by answering three easy...

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  • New Report From The Annenberg Center on the Use of Mobile Phones for Health!

    New Report From The Annenberg Center on the Use of Mobile Phones for Health!

    On June 24-25, 2014, The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands and the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy convened a group of experts to explore ways to make sure that all users of mobile phones have the benefit of devices that can be used when needed for important health services. I am pleased to share the new report...