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.
Vanitia knows all too well the critical public health issues facing mothers and babies within her community.
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.
Today, Lucia serves as the project director of the Community Health Worker (CHW) Collaborative, a partnership between the KC CARE Clinic and CHC.
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.
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.
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.
Today, Roshni serves as a community health worker for the KC CARE Clinic, providing primary health care services to uninsured and underinsured city residents.
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.
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.