We weep at another senseless tragedy. We are angry at the hateful killing. And we strive to channel the energy that rises in weeping and anger to act for wholeness, for peace, to act in love. Our prayers for peace are with the loved ones of those killed, with those injured, with the people of [...]
This information was shared with us by Mary Ellen Taylor, Public Affairs Specialist, FDA San Francisco District Office... Dear Health Care Provider: Food poisoning or foodborne illness, is a serious threat to public health in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in fact, estimate that 48 million people, the equivalent of [...]
On March 4th we received a Stakeholder update on the Affordable Care Act. Download this file for full information. Inside you will find:[list] Medicaid Moving Forward Report New Report Shows Slower Medicaid Spending Growth Essential Health Benefits Final Rule Released Affordable Care Act State Report CMS Stakeholder and Partner Education Series Webinar Health Care Law [...]
New Community Guide Cancer Fact Sheets The Community Guide has posted two new What Works fact sheets that summarize the Community Preventive Services Task Force findings, and systematic reviews on which they are based, for cancer screening and skin cancer prevention. The fact sheets are in the public domain, so may be printed as presentation [...]
Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicators is offering webinars on Access to Health Services. The first webinar of the 2013 series "Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators?" and highlighted Children's Defense Fund - Texas was held last month. The webinar was recorded so you can listen to it at your convenience using the Access to [...]
Check out these tools that have been added to the tools page under our "Practice and Education" section of the website: Body & Soul: A Celebration of Healthy Eating & Living Live Healthy in Faith: A Faith Community Guide to Promoting Nutrition and Physical Activity
This report is from the National Council of La Raza - it is not specific to faith-based programming, but this report outlines preliminary findings regarding barriers impacting Latino family consumption of healthy foods.
Flu activity continues to increase in the United States with high levels of activity in the South Central and Southeastern regions. Other parts of the nation continue to see increases in flu cases. It's not too late to get vaccinated--the single most important step you can take to protect yourself and others against infection. Urge [...]