for the greater good of Greater New Haven
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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
Added by N'Zinga Shani on April 15, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments
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
Added by N'Zinga Shani on February 26, 2013 at 11:55pm — No Comments
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
Added by N'Zinga Shani on February 18, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments
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…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 27, 2013 at 7:36pm — No Comments
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
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 17, 2013 at 2:56pm — No Comments
Study: Few Children Meet Physical Activity and Screen-Time Guidelines
Education Week, Bryan Toporek, 01/07/2013 …
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 11, 2013 at 4:52pm — No Comments
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
Added by N'Zinga Shani on December 9, 2012 at 4:03am — No Comments
Many U.S. Hispanics Have Heart Disease Risk Factors
Many U.S. Hispanics Have Heart Disease Risk Factors
Many Hispanic adults in the United States have major risk factors for cardiovascular disease, a new study…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on November 8, 2012 at 3:48pm — No Comments
When Adults Smoke in Cars, Child Passengers Suffer: Study
Smoking in cars produces levels of…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on October 17, 2012 at 2:28pm — No Comments
SEPT IS PROSTATE HEALTH EDUCATION & AWARENESS MONTH
WATCH COMCAST CHAN. 26, SUN. SEPT 30, 7-8PM. SEE ONEWORLD'S PROSTATE HEALTH EDUCATION 1-HR PROG with Yale Oncologists John Colberg, MD, and William Kelly, DO, as they take questions from community residents and explain the various problems that some men experience with their Prostate.
You can see a video clip linked below. This program is also airing on AT&T Uverse, Chan. 99 (dropdown menu),…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on September 28, 2012 at 4:02pm — No Comments
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Program Targets Homeless Families Across US
Associated Press, Kelli Kennedy, 09/12/2012
Federal child welfare officials announced Wednesday they are expanding a pilot program that provides housing and case workers to homeless families most at risk for having a child enter foster care. The five-year, $35 million expansion to several areas across the country provides permanent housing for a few hundred families who have been…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on September 15, 2012 at 12:21am — No Comments
FaceBook users! Please visit Chase Community Giving this week & vote for a New Haven charity (like the New Haven Symphony, Knights of Columbus Museum, New Haven Reads, Neighborhood Music School, Diaper Bank, Public Library, and more) to share in $5 million in grants. http://ning.it/OsARv9 Tell your supporters to help earn vital grant funds for New Haven charities! Thanks, Elaine Carroll, New Haven…Continue
Added by Elaine C. Carroll on September 13, 2012 at 12:23pm — No Comments
BEFORE MAKING PLANS FOR HAVING A BURGER, SOUL FOOD, OR A FANCY MEAL THIS WEEKEND, CHECK THE NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT (NHI) REPORT (linked below) ON WHICH RESTAURANTS PASSED AND WHICH FAILED HEALTH INSPECTION THIS WEEK. YOU WILL SEE HERE THAT PRICE DOES NOT ALWAYS TELL THE ENTIRE STORY.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SOUP KITCHEN! OF THE FIVE RESTAURANTS THAT FAILED INSPECTION, READ CLOSELY THE THINGS THAT NEED TO BE…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on September 7, 2012 at 5:28pm — No Comments
Los Angeles Times, Anna Gorman, 08/22/2012
Black and Latino children were more…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on August 27, 2012 at 2:28am — No Comments
AT A TIME OF TIGHT BUDGETS, SHORT-SIGHTED POLITICAL AND FISCAL LEADERS EVEN HERE IN OUR BLUE STATE, MAKING AND IMPLEMENTING LAWS THAT REALLY IMPROVE ACCESS TO AND EFFECTIVE MAINTENANCE OF PUBLIC HEALTH IS A REAL CHALLENGE. FORTUNATELY, ACROSS THE COUNTRY THERE ARE INNOVATIVE IDEAS BEING PUT FORWARD AND WORKED ON AND AVAILABLE TO ALL TO LEARN.
WHAT IS OUR PLAN IN CT, AND ARE OUR LEGISLATURE AND THE GOVERNOR REALLY ON…Continue
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