Community Health Funding Report

Resources & Reports

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New Health Resource Coming

The Dept. of Health and Human Services is working to finish its Health Literacy Tool Shed.

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News Shorts

The study found that "since a greater proportion of the rural population falls into the age and income categories with high uninsured rates, rural people as a group stand to benefit slightly more from subsidized coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplaces (HIM) or Medicaid expansion (if enacted)."

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Boys & Girls Clubs Get Multimillion Commitment for Healthy Lifestyles

Boys & Girls Clubs of America receives a $10 million commitment from the WellPoint Foundation to serve as a partner in BGCA's healthy lifestyles effort.

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Stats Available on Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity stats available.

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New Child Health Info Source Available

The Institute for Child, Youth and Family Policy (ICYFP) at Brandeis launches a new website with child health information.

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RWJF Addresses Patient Empowerment

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation releases a series of toolkits and resources designed to empower patients to better manage their health.

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Foundation Guide to Healthy Eating, Active Living Programs

Grantmakers in Health issues a guide to how foundations are funding efforts to promote healthy eating and active living.

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Mental Health Data Available with State-by-State Data

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration issues a report providing information on mental illness in each state and the District of Columbia.

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Children’s Health and Family Structure

The Dept. of Health and Human Services issues an analysis of the health outcomes of children who live with neither their biological mothers nor fathers.

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HHS IG: Improvements Needed in Nursing Facilities

A report by the Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General finds that an estimated 22% of Medicare beneficiaries experienced adverse events during their skilled nursing facility stays.

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