nonprofits,local leaders & Grt.New Haven business sharing information
Infant mortality rates are an important public health indicator for assessing and comparing the health and well-being of populations. Although the overall infant mortality rates in New Haven have declined since the 1980s (thanks in large part to the work of a Special Commission and its successor New Haven Healthy Start), there are still marked disparities between the mortality…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on September 7, 2017 at 11:40am — No Comments
February is Black History Month!
We are excited to announce New Haven Healthy Start social media campaign, “29 Days of Celebrating Black Champions” to celebrate Black History Month in February 2016: #blackchampions4health
New Haven Healthy Start has identified 29 Black Champions for Health who have contributed their vast expertise, knowledge, power, and…Continue
Added by New Haven Healthy Start on February 1, 2016 at 9:39am — No Comments
It's also important that Consumers and Advocacy Groups pay close attention!
Health Insurance companies are trying to circumvent the ACA and price gouge consumers. Two proposed mergers will reduce competition, raise premiums and shut many…Continue
HEALTH LITERACY: AFFORDABLE CARE STANDS: SWORD OF DAMOCLES GONE - SIGN UP FOR HEALTH CARE COVERAGE. PUT YOUR HEALTH FIRST.
If you have had a life-changing event since the close of the sign-up period in Feb. 2015, you can today sign up for a plan.
In CT contact AccessHealthCT. Get health coverage. Barack Obama has succeeded in doing something America had not been able to do…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on June 25, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments
The information provided in this article by Lisa Rapaport is most informative and certainly worth reading and sharing. At the end of the article are links to segments of a two-part program done by OneWorld with a physician, an assessment specialist and loved ones of Alzheimer's patients.
Memory loss may not always be first sign of…Continue
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
Added by N'Zinga Shani on July 28, 2014 at 2:47pm — No Comments
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
Added by N'Zinga Shani on July 15, 2014 at 5:29pm — No Comments
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
Added by N'Zinga Shani on June 17, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments
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
Added by N'Zinga Shani on May 7, 2014 at 3:09pm — No Comments
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
Added by N'Zinga Shani on April 2, 2014 at 11:29pm — No Comments
HEALTH TAX CREDIT TOOL - YOU MIGHT BE ELIGIBLE FOR FINANCIAL SUBSIDY TO LOWER YOUR HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM.…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on February 15, 2014 at 4:31pm — No Comments
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
Added by N'Zinga Shani on October 25, 2013 at 1:44pm — No Comments
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…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on May 4, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
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
Added by N'Zinga Shani on April 26, 2013 at 12:11am — No Comments
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
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on February 27, 2013 at 1:10pm — No Comments
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