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11/2/2017 New Report: Women with Military Service Report Higher Rates of Depression and Suicidal Thoughts, Despite Better Overall Health

Women who have served in the U.S. military are more likely than those who have not served  to report being in very good or excellent health despite facing higher rates of mental health challenges and chronic disease, according to the 2017 America’s Health Rankings Health of Women Who Have Served Report.

10/9/2017 Empowering Mothers to Support Healthy Babies: Spotlight on Vanitia Turner

Vanitia knows all too well the critical public health issues facing mothers and babies within her community.

10/5/2017 More Americans Turn to Technology to Help Evaluate and Access Health Care; Health Literacy Remains a Challenge for Some Consumers

More Americans are turning to technology first to evaluate health conditions, and a growing number are interested in using the internet to access medical care, while opportunities remain to improve peoples’ understanding of basic health insurance terms and the connection between lifestyle choices and disease, according to a new UnitedHealthcare study.

9/30/2017 Improving Care Coordination: Spotlight on Lucia Jones in Wyandotte County

Today, Lucia serves as the project director of the Community Health Worker (CHW) Collaborative, a partnership between the KC CARE Clinic and CHC.

9/14/2017 UnitedHealthcare Study Finds Americans Who Volunteer Feel Healthier and Happier

A new study by UnitedHealthcare and VolunteerMatch found employee volunteerism positively affects the health and well-being of the people who participate, and strengthens their connections to their employers.

8/15/2017 Supporting Seniors: Spotlight on Letha Hail

For the past 12 years, Letha Hail has learned how to manage and deal with diabetes while still maintaining her independence. She is 78 years old and faces the challenging task of navigating a complex health system while finding ways to afford the cost of her care on a fixed income. 

8/9/2017 Breaking Down Barriers Through Telehealth: Spotlight on Julie Stewart, M.D.

Julie's clinical focus is delivering primary care services, but many Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas patients would need to drive two to three hours for specialty care, depending on what is needed.

6/30/2017 Shared Cultural Experiences: A Spotlight on Roshni Biswa

Today, Roshni serves as a community health worker for the KC CARE Clinic, providing primary health care services to uninsured and underinsured city residents.

6/8/2017 Study: Nearly 60 Percent of Employees with Access to a Company Wellness Program Say the Initiative Has Made a Positive Impact on Their Health

Most employees with access to workplace wellness programs say they have made a positive impact on their health, even though a majority are unwilling to devote more than one hour per day to health-related activities such as consistent exercise, according to a new survey.

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5/12/2017 Supporting a 21st Century Health Workforce: One Military Spouse's Journey

Programs like the National Military Family Association’s (NMFA) Military Spouse Scholarship and Professional Support Program help military spouses with their educational pursuits and career development.