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New Study – ACA – Four in ten cancer cases & deaths linked to modifiable risk factors

New Study Calculates Contribution of Smoking, Poor Diet, Obesity, and Other Modifiable Risk Factors to Cancer in the United States: Four in ten cancer cases & deaths linked to modifiable risk factors! "November 21, 2017–  A new American Cancer Society study calculates the contribution of several modifiable risk factors to cancer occurrence, expanding and clarifying [...]

Temple University Collaborative: Mental Health and Wellness Through Civic Participation

This 20 page document outlines the steps to getting involved in government. A description of civic and political engagement is provided as well as a list of reasons to get involved. The document outlines how to identify your views, choose a political party, identify reputable news sources, choose a level of engagement and connect with [...]

It’s Never Too Late to Talk About Diabetes Prevention and Management

November is National Diabetes Month! Older adults are disproportionately affected by diabetes, with 25.2% of Americans age 65+ experiencing the disease, compared to 9.4% of the general population. The CDC National Diabetes Education Program has created a Faith Leaders Toolkit with resources to help faith and other community-based leaders share information on Type 2 Diabetes [...]

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program

Applications open January 2018 -  Clinical Scholars is a leadership development program looking for teams of clinicians—representing multiple disciplines—who want to build their leadership skills and receive support in tackling a persisting health challenge in their community. The best part: participants receive a fellowship of $35,000 per team member. To read more on how to [...]

December Gun Violence Prevention Vigil and Sabbath Weekend and Related Events

The Newtown Foundation in partnership with Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, Everytown Survivor Network, Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, Organizing for Action, States United to Prevent Gun Violence, St Mark’s Episcopal Church and Women’s March on Washington - will host the annual national vigil service [...]

HHS Partnership Center: Seeking Input from Faith-Based Organizations

What are the barriers religious and faith-based organizations face in participating in HHS programs! - There is still time to provide your input, deadline in Nov. 24th! This information was provided to HMA, please participate to help improve Heath & Human Services programs and faith-based organizations ability to participate. "Hello friends,  Please find the following [...]

President’s Message: Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude

“Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.” —Zig Ziglar Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude Thanksgiving is quickly approaching.  And though I try to practice gratitude all year, I find November the month when [...]

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: New Leaders Use Telehealth—and Teamwork

Check out this recent information sent to us by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: For too long, the health of our nation has rested solely on the shoulders of those working in the health care system. By recruiting people from an array of disciplines and fields—from food systems to transportation and more—to our leadership development [...]

2017 Public Health Ethics Forum: Optimal Health for Her Whole Life – Continuing Education Now Available!

The 2017 Public Health Ethics Forum, “Optimal Health for Her Whole Life,” focused on a range of health issues and actions to improve the health of women and girls in the United States. The National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care at Tuskegee University and the Office of Minority Health and Health Equity [...]