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SEARHC offers Community Transformation Grant sub-awards

...Transformation Grant program gives communities the opportunity to develop and implement their own initiatives to prevent chronic diseases, which are the leading causes of death and disability in Southeast Alaska."The national Community Transformation...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-10-07/searhc-offers-community-transformat
Neighbors
Five-year study tracks links between Native lifestyle, health

...physical activity, lifestyle and cultural issues affect chronic diseases in Alaska Natives and American Indians. Some of...will inform each participant of risk factors for chronic diseases and what lifestyle changes can be made to reduce...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012706/loc_20060127020.shtml
News
Seniors offered flu shots next week

...highest risk of complications receive the vaccine first. "High risk" includes persons over 65, or those with chronic diseases of the heart, lung or kidneys, diabetes, reduced immune systems or severe forms of anemia. There are two reasons...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111000/Com_Flu.html
Comm
SEARHC receives Community Transformation Grant

...Transformation Grants, which uses funds from the Affordable Care Act, are to support public health efforts to reduce chronic diseases, promote healthier lifestyles, reduce health disparities and control health care spending. Approximately $103...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2011-10-16-4
Neighbors
SEARHC receives Community Transformation Grant

...Transformation Grants, which uses funds from the Affordable Care Act, are to support public health efforts to reduce chronic diseases, promote healthier lifestyles, reduce health disparities and control health care spending. Approximately $103...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-10-11/searhc-receives-community-transformatio
Local
SEARHC offers Community Transformation Grant sub-awards

...Transformation Grant program gives communities the opportunity to develop and implement their own initiatives to prevent chronic diseases, which are the leading causes of death and disability in Southeast Alaska."The national Community Transformation...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-05-06/searhc-offers-community-transformat
Neighbors
In midst of swine flu, recklessness continues

...disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, and other chronic diseases that kill 1.3 million Americans annually. But it's not just about chronic diseases. According to the United Nations, animal agriculture...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052009/let_442004617.shtml
SEARHC offers Community Transformation Grant sub-awards

...Transformation Grant program gives communities the opportunity to develop and implement their own initiatives to prevent chronic diseases, which are the leading causes of death and disability in Southeast Alaska."The national Community Transformation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-09-25/searhc-offers-community-transformation-
State
A failing grade in Public Health 101

...States has no mechanism for monitoring how often chronic diseases or conditions occur, whom they afflict, where they...However, the system would enable doctors to identify chronic diseases early on and in some cases diminish their damage...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092400/Ope_Editorial.html
Opinion
My Turn: Preserve Denali Kid Care

...Medicaid qualifications, some low-income pregnant women also would lose coverage. Studies clearly show children with chronic diseases as well as pregnant women have substantially poorer health outcomes when they are uninsured. Thus, it's virtually...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052103/opi_myturn.shtml
Opinion

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