for the greater good of Greater New Haven
Have you received a “Medicare & You 2015 Handbook? It is the official US Government Medicare Handbook and provides clear guidelines to all aspects of Medicare health coverage. If you have not received a copy, visit:
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Increasing Transparency In Health Care Costs – IMPORTANT!
Understanding Observational Status for Medicare Users In Hospital
YOU AND YOUR PARENTS HAVE MEDICARE? DON’T GET ZAPPED WITH UNEXPECTED MEDICAL BILLS!
Hospitals, health systems, hospital-owned private practices et al are using every avenue to increase consumers out-of-pocket costs. Facilities…Continue
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PARENTS HAVE AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN PREVENTING BULLYING.
StopBullying.Gov is a very informative web site with excellent resource information about every aspect of bullying. We highly recommend visiting the site.
Parents play a key role in preventing and responding to bullying. If you know or suspect that your…Continue
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HEALTH CARE COSTS ALERT– PLANNED 12.5% RATE INCREASE IN 2015!
DO YOU, FAMILY OR LOVED ONES HAVE ANTHEM HEALTH INSURANCE?
OPPOSE THIS PLANNED 12.5 PERCENT RATE INCREASE BY ANTHEM
Anthem has plans to raise health insurance premiums by an average of 12.5% in 2015. That is what they recently proposed to the Department of…Continue
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REDUCING WASTE IN THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM & REDUCING POTENTIAL HARM
IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT WE, AS HEALTH CARE CONSUMERS, TAKE THE TIME TO LEARN WHAT IS IMPORTANT FOR US TO KNOW ABOUT THE TYPES OF HEALTH CARE TESTS WE GET AND FOR WHAT REASONS. VARIOUS LINKS IN THIS BLOG PROVIDE VALUABLE INFORMATION IN THAT REGARD.
IT IS IMPORTANT THAT PATIENTS…Continue
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PREVENTION IS POWER – HAVING HEALTH INSURANCE IS SMART
April Is: National Minority Health and Health Disparities Awareness Month
During April, we mark National Minority Health Month by raising awareness about the health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minorities. This year's theme, Prevention is Power: Taking Action for Health Equity…Continue
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HEALTH TAX CREDIT TOOL - YOU MIGHT BE ELIGIBLE FOR FINANCIAL SUBSIDY TO LOWER YOUR HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM.…
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OneWorld Progressive Institute's Health Literacy #1 – Oct. 25, 2013
13 Mental Health Benefits Of Exercise - Huffington Post - By Sophia Breene
OneWorld has done the hard work for you; we have selected the title of each of the 13 benefits and listed them below. To get the details of each benefit, please click the…Continue
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New Video Explains How Adults Can Lessen ‘Toxic Stress’ In Kids
WBUR, Sascha Garrey, 06/25/2013
Almost one in four American children are living in poverty, according to a new report by the…
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Would-Be Gateway Mass Murderer Pleads Guilty
"Amanda Bowden was a forgotten woman pleading guilty to a felony charge—and pleading for permission to leave prison to get the Zoloft she needs." According to the article in the New Haven Independent, Amanda is 19 years old. There are many Amanda Bowdens in our society; they are mainly black and brown; occasionally they are…Continue
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APRIL IS NATIONAL ORGAN & TISSUE DONATION AWARENESS AND EDUCATION MONTH.
OneWorld Informs the Community on Health Literacy, Education and Civic Engagement
KEEP Your Kidneys Healthy. Dialysis works, but healthy kidneys are the BEST for a good quality of life.
In Connecticut there are over 1,000 people…Continue
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More people will be eligible for health insurance as of January 1, 2014 because of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Nonprofits, small businesses, faith organizations and others will be able to apply for funding to support the training of a staff member to help members of their communities learn about the new options and enroll in Medicaid and new subsidized insurance, as appropriate. This is part-time, temporary support intended to supplement an existing staff…Continue
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Too Much Sitting Linked to Chronic Health Problems
Risks from diabetes, cancer and heart disease all seem to rise with more time spent seated, study finds. In this the 21st century many of us spend hours sitting at our computers or other technical gadgets. According to this and other medical reports, getting up and moving for 15 mins every two hours will help to reduce the predicted…Continue
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As we continue to learn about Women's Cardiac Health - CBS 19 brings us 2 mins 13 seconds of good, crisp information. We at OneWorld reinforce what our Women's Cardiovascular Health Program, done with Yale physicians, brought you recently: Do Not Smoke; Exercise Regularly and Eat Sensibly are critical actions to preventing heart problems for women. The short video from CBS 19 brings us good information about Women's Heart Attack Symptoms. Please see…Continue
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Looney Leads The Charge (Dealing with GUNS in our Community)
“We need to shine a light on better mental health care for younger children,” Looney said.
Each of the three working groups—mental health, gun violence and school security—are working against a Feb. 15 deadline to recommend legislation to the overall task force they are part of. At that point, Looney will be key…
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This is a Very interesting article. The images speak volume.
My Gun Vs. Your Safety
by marcia chambers | Jan 17, 2013 1:52 pm
“I feel as passionate about not owning a gun as you feel about owning one,” declared Gail Corbett, who oversees 14 classrooms, at six different schools in a nearby city.…Continue
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Study: Few Children Meet Physical Activity and Screen-Time Guidelines
Education Week, Bryan Toporek, 01/07/2013 …
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Let’s Face It – in 99 Percent of These Cases, It Is About The Almighty Dollar. These Industries want to make money and at any cost. This is why parents, teachers and schools must be ever vigilant in protecting children from obesity by helping them to make good food choices. This means seeing to it that healthy, nutritious food is available. Of course, it is also very profitable to provide healthy nutritious food to children; unfortunately, very few of these "BIG"…Continue
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