Tag Archives: Heart disease

Coming Soon to PBS – “Designing Healthy Communities”

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Coming soon to public television: A new 4-hour series,” Designing Healthy Communities”, in which host/narrator Richard Jackson, MD, MPH, looks at the impact our built environment has on key public health indices … Continue reading

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Asian-Americans More Apt to Die in Hospital After Heart Attacks

Asian-Americans are more likely to die in the hospital following a heart attack than whites, new research reveals, although this disparity was reduced over time in hospitals participating in a quality improvement program. In the study, doctors examined certain measures … Continue reading

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National Wear Red Day

  Are you wearing red today?      February is American Heart Month and today, February 4th is  National Wear Red Day.    People are showing support for women’s heart disease awareness by wearing red today! http://ow.ly/3Nxmp Related Articles Wear red for Heart … Continue reading

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Minority and Public Health Observations

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day http://www.blackaidsday.org/ February 7, 2011 “It takes a Village to Fight HIV/AIDS” National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, February 7th of every year, is a national HIV testing and … Continue reading

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Fall Issue of NIH MedlinePlus Magazine Online

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/magazine/issues/fall10/toc.html Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the decoding of the human genome; Learn more about fighting gum disease, phobias and anxiety disorders, Alzheimer’s disease and Coronary Artery Disease. You can subscribe to print editions for your library: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/magazine/subscribe.html [scb] Related … Continue reading

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