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Sacramento's farm-to-fork food bank changes lives

...worst kind of food-- precisely the sort of highly processed food-like substances that contribute to obesity and chronic disease," he said in an email. "'Better than nothing,' is the best you can say about it. But in recent years, there...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-07-07/sacramentos-farm-fork-food-bank-cha
Neighbors
SEARHC Front Street Clinic seeks gloves, hats for homeless

...health services to about 250 patients a month, and the patients have a wide variety of needs from the most complex chronic disease care or behavioral health issues to simple needs, such as dry socks, a warm cup of tea and a friendly hello. The...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-09-16/searhc-front-street-clinic-seeks-gl
Neighbors
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 Grant...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-10-07/searhc-offers-community-transformat
Neighbors
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
Outside editorial: Mayor Bloomberg and the Big Gulp

...percent of the U.S. population is obese, far too many Americans aren't connecting the dots between weight and chronic disease, particularly diabetes and heart disease. And that's not just a personal health issue. Studies have shown that...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-06-05/outside-editorial-mayor-bloomberg-and
Opinion
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 Grant...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-09-25/searhc-offers-community-transformation-
State
Childhood charms draw pediatrician back to Alaska

...Shallon's list for raising healthy children, especially combating the obesity epidemic among children that leads to chronic disease in childhood such as Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma and depression.It's important, Craddock said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-10-14/childhood-charms-draw-pediatrician-back
State
Early detection of brain injuries could help prevent future tragedies

...is marked by a buildup of tau protein that could only be detected by cutting into a brain. You might suspect the chronic disease in an old football player, but you couldn't know until the autopsy. Most recently and perhaps most famously...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-01-30/early-detection-brain-injuries-could-h
Sports
Community, compassion, hope

...INC; State of Alaska, Public Health Nursing; CBJ Wellness Program; DHSS Department of Public Health, Section of Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion; Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Division of Community Health Services; SEARHC...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-02-17/community-compassion-hope
Neighbors
NeighborsDigest

...program instructors. The training is for people with a background in fitness, health care, physical education, chronic disease or geriatric care. A training for the YMCA aquatics program will be held 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 9 at Sheldon...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051603/nei_digest.shtml
Neighbors

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