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Focus on Better Health Among Native Americans in New Key Initiative
Check out this editorial posted today in the Star Tribune. Voices for Healthy Kids is supporting the ‘gathering of some of the nation’s most respected national philanthropic organizations.' Six months ago, Minnesota’s Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community garnered well-deserved...
15 Sep 2015
Biking Injuries and Deaths Spike as More Adults Pedal
An article posted by NPR Minnesota Public Radio this week, talks about the increase of injuries and deaths that coming with the increase adults biking. Check it out below! More adults across the country are strapping on helmets and hopping on bikes to get to work. That's good news for people's...
2 Sep 2015
Health Challenge for Minnesota Families Starts in September
The Minnesota News Connection posted an article today on the Life Is Why Family Health Challenge! ST. PAUL, Minn. – The number of children who are overweight or obese in Minnesota has been swelling for decades, but a month-long event starting Tuesday aims to gain some traction in reversing that...
31 Aug 2015
State of Indiana Finally Receives Heart Disease and Stroke Funding
The Indiana State Department of Health announced it has received a four-year health screening-related grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The grant was awarded to the Division of Chronic Disease Prevention and will be used to implement the Well-Integrated Screening for Evaluation...
18 Jul 2013
Michigan's CVD prevention funding
Curious to learn more about Michigan's CVD prevention funding? Check out these handy fact sheets:
27 Mar 2013
Minnesota adult smoking ranking drops from 7th best to 11th
Rachel wanted me to share MN Department of Health's news release on adult smoking in Minnesota. A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report released Friday shows Minnesota as ranking 11th best among all states for adult smoking. The last time the CDC compared states in 2009,...
31 Jan 2013
Illinois EMS Alliance News Release
Read the news release about the Illinois EMS Alliance, a fast-growing coalition of EMS providers and stakeholders from across the state that support increased resources and smart reforms for EMS. Formed in November of 2012, the Alliance will work to support action on recommendations made in the Illinois...
4 Dec 2012
Illinois State EMS Report
Read the report and get the facts on EMS in Illinois. Over the past year, the IL House EMS Task Force has held hearings throughout the state to receive testimony on issues facing EMS. The recommendations made at those hearings, which include increased funding for EMS services and reforms designed to...
29 Nov 2012
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