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APRIL IS National Minority Health Awareness Month

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…

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on April 2, 2014 at 11:29pm — No Comments

HEALTH TAX CREDIT TOOL - Easy to Use - Lowers Cost for ACA

Find Out If You're Eligible for Financial Help to Pay for Health Insurance

 HEALTH TAX CREDIT TOOL - YOU MIGHT BE ELIGIBLE FOR FINANCIAL SUBSIDY TO LOWER YOUR HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM.…



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Added by N'Zinga Shani on February 15, 2014 at 4:31pm — No Comments

Health Literacy: 13 Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

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…

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on October 25, 2013 at 1:44pm — No Comments

Develop Skill-Building In Adults to Lessen 'Toxic Stress' In Kids

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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Added by N'Zinga Shani on July 11, 2013 at 1:09pm — 1 Comment

MAY IS WOMEN'S HEALTH MONTH - See OneWorld's Daily Health Notes

WOMEN – STAY HEALTHY - BE A WISE WOMAN ABOUT YOUR HEALTH & WELL-BEING

MAY IS WOMEN’S HEALTH MONTH – OneWorld Progressive Institute Makes Daily Health Information Postings and short informative videos.  See postings for May 1 - 4th listed in reverse order.…

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on May 4, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Forgotten Would-Be Gateway Mass Murderer Pleads Guilty

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…

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on April 26, 2013 at 12:11am — No Comments

APRIL IS NATIONAL ORGAN & TISSUE DONATION EDUCATION MONTH.

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…

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on April 15, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Attention nonprofits: funding is available under the Affordable Care Act to help your clients navigate health insurance options

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…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on February 27, 2013 at 1:10pm — No Comments

Too Much Sitting Linked to Chronic Health Problems

Too Much Sitting Linked to Chronic Health Problems

HealthDay, 02/21/2013

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…

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on February 26, 2013 at 11:55pm — No Comments

Women's Heart Attack Symptoms & Cardiovascular Health - Key Facts

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…

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on February 18, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Looney Leads The Charge (In Dealing with GUNS In Our Community) & Gangbanger Call-In

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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Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 27, 2013 at 7:36pm — No Comments

My Gun Vs. Your Safety - Courtesy of A NHI Link

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.…

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 17, 2013 at 2:56pm — No Comments

How Many Parents Know the Daily Physical Activity Guidelines for Children?

Study: Few Children Meet Physical Activity and Screen-Time Guidelines 

Education Week, Bryan Toporek, 01/07/2013 …

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 11, 2013 at 4:52pm — No Comments

Parents, Teachers and Schools Must be Vigilant in Protecting Children from Obesity

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"…

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on December 9, 2012 at 4:03am — No Comments

Many Hispanics Have Heart Disease Risk Factors: Men - High Cholesterol, Women - Obesity

Many U.S. Hispanics Have Heart Disease Risk Factors

Many U.S. Hispanics Have Heart Disease Risk Factors

HealthDay, 11/05/2012

Many Hispanic adults in the United States have major risk factors for cardiovascular disease, a new study…

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on November 8, 2012 at 3:48pm — No Comments

Study Demonstrates the Dangers of Second-Hand Smoke to Children

When Adults Smoke in Cars, Child Passengers Suffer: Study

HealthDay, 10/16/2012

Smoking in cars produces levels of…

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on October 17, 2012 at 2:28pm — No Comments

WATCH COMCAST CHAN. 26, 7-8PM, SUN. SEPT. 30. LEARN ABOUT PROSTATE HEALTH

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),…

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on September 28, 2012 at 4:02pm — No Comments

SEPTEMBER IS OVARIAN CANCER AWARENESS AND EDUCATION MONTH - SEE ONEWORLD'S VIDEO PROGRAM

SEPT IS OVARIAN CANCER AWARENESS & EDUCATION MONTH



WATCH ON SUN. SEPT. 23, 7-8PM ON COMCAST (CTV) CH 26:
A Community Education TV Program with Thomas Rutherford, M.D., Ph.D., Gynecologic…
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Added by N'Zinga Shani on September 19, 2012 at 9:28pm — No Comments

WELFARE OFFICIALS EXPANDING HOMELESS FAMILIES PROGRAM By $35 MILLION

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…

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Added by N'Zinga Shani on September 15, 2012 at 12:21am — No Comments

Help New Haven charities win Grants from Chase Community Giving

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…

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Added by Elaine C. Carroll on September 13, 2012 at 12:23pm — No Comments

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Register for the Open Streets National Summit

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The Rise of Open Streets

In 1965, Seattle started Bicycle Sunday, the first documented Open Streets initiative in the world. The idea spread slowly across North America and beyond, as cities began to open their streets to people. Bogotá’s Ciclovia began in 1976, and has inspired Open Streets initiatives across the world. Much of this inspiration came in the form [...]

Santa Barbara holds 1st Open Streets

This past Saturday, Santa Barbara, CA held their first Open Streets. The initiative closed Carbillo BLVD, the city’s iconic ocean side avenue. Based on the turnout, it’s safe to assume this won’t be the last Open Streets in Santa Barbara. 10,000 people filled the streets to bike, walk, dance and play. The initiative also featured [...]

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