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CMS: Center for Program Integrity – Combating the Opioid Epidemic Webinar

Join the Center for Program Integrity on May 11, 2017, 1:00 - 2:30 pm EDT, where they will discuss CMS’ approach to combating the opioid epidemic, including priority areas which aim to: Implement more effective strategies to reduce the risk of opioid use disorders, overdoses, inappropriate prescribing, and drug diversion Expand the use and distribution of [...]

CMS: Center for Program Integrity – Combating the Opioid Epidemic Webinar2017-05-08T07:34:25-04:00

New Marijuana and Health Research

Keep yourself informed on the latest research on Marijuana and Health.  See the links below to read more: Marijuana use and physical dating violence among adolescents and emerging adults - http://www.drugandalcoholdependence.com/article/S0376-8716(17)30084-4/abstract Marijuana and other cannabinoids as a treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder: A literature review - http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/da.22596/full Longitudinal influence of alcohol and marijuana use on [...]

New Marijuana and Health Research2017-04-25T09:35:39-04:00

HHS: New CMS Updates – Chronic Care Management Resources, Coverage to Care Budget Guide & Video

Check out these great new resources sent to us from HHS: CMS New Chronic Care Management Services Chronic disease is prevalent among Medicare beneficiaries with most having multiple chronic conditions. CMS has resources to help health care professionals learn more about providing chronic care management services and educate patients about the benefits of receiving this [...]

HHS: New CMS Updates – Chronic Care Management Resources, Coverage to Care Budget Guide & Video2017-05-01T11:33:26-04:00

HHS Office on Women’s Health Monthly Digest – Sign Up Today

HHS Office on Women’s Health now has a monthly digest. It tracks funding opportunities, news, announcements, opportunities for continued professional development, and more. They invite you to sign up for this once monthly announcement HERE. Join them and a network of health professionals devoted to providing the best health for women and girls. Invite your [...]

HHS Office on Women’s Health Monthly Digest – Sign Up Today2017-04-17T09:42:56-04:00

National Volunteer Week

April 23 - 29, 2017 is a great opportunity to recognize and thank the volunteers who lend their time, talent, voice and support to causes they care about in their community.  This year's theme is "Service Unites" and it captures the power of changemakers to come together to build stronger, more vibrant communities through service. [...]

National Volunteer Week2017-04-03T11:34:37-04:00

HHS – New Videos on Adolescent Health

HMA recently received this information from HHS Office of Adolescent Health (OAH).  These two videos are new resources you can use to promote adolescent health. HHS is pleased to announce..."TAG Talks, created as part of the Adolescent Health: Think, Act, Grow® (TAG) call to action from the HHS Office of Adolescent Health (OAH). The video [...]

HHS – New Videos on Adolescent Health2017-03-28T12:19:50-04:00

Great Tips you an use to assist Seniors in preparing for their next Dr. visit

Check out this great article posted on A Place for Mom's Senior Living Blog. Here is an excerpt from the article: "Dr. Hecht approaches how seniors can get the most from their doctor’s visits, and offers sage advice to those 65 and older. Learn more about the best preventive care tips for seniors and how [...]

Great Tips you an use to assist Seniors in preparing for their next Dr. visit2017-03-10T13:57:17-05:00

Kick Butts Day – March 15, 2017

Kick Butts Day is organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and will be held on March 15, 2017. It is a national day of activism that empowers youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Tobacco. Use their activities database to find Kick Butts Day activities that highlight tobacco's toll and raise awareness [...]

Kick Butts Day – March 15, 20172017-02-24T21:24:05-05:00

New Articles on Senior Living for Professionals

Check out these great new articles on Senior Living from aPlaceforMom.com.  These can be great resources for working with the seniors and their families in your faith community. 5 Tips to Helping People with Alzheimer's During an Emergency These Drugs May Cause Memory Loss Dementia Care Dos & Don'ts: Dealing with Dementia Behavior Problems  

New Articles on Senior Living for Professionals2017-02-13T09:05:51-05:00
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