One in 3 children in the United States are overweight or obese according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services1. That means obesity affects approximately 12.7 million children and adolescents2. The month of September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about this epidemic and to highlight simple steps…… Continue reading How You Can Help Families Make Healthy Choices to Combat Childhood Obesity
August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), an annual initiative sponsored by the National Public Health Information Council (NPHIC) to encourage people of all ages to make sure they are up to date on vaccinations recommended for them. During NIAM, the NPHIC emphasizes the need to protect health with vaccines for different groups: Babies and…… Continue reading Offer Preventative Coverage and Secure Your Clients’ Access to Immunizations
In celebration of April as National Interprofessional Health Care Month, we’re taking a look at health promotion and access to collaborative healthcare. Scroll down to learn more from our infographic. Sources: 1 National Academies of Practice. “National Interprofessional Health Care Month Proclamation” 2 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Heart Disease Facts” 3 National Cancer…… Continue reading Interprofessional Healthcare: Do Your Clients Have Access to the Quality Care They Need?