Unclear about computer networking? We lay out the basics for nonprofits and libraries.
February 8, 2011…
If you rent or purchase a home in one county and work in another county, how can you reconcile the differences between making a living with the possibilities of living a full life?
This is the question that the city of La Grange, KY has asked the University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning (DAAP) to answer in a partnership between the town's Main Street program, the city and the community to look at a urban re-design and economic development plan. During…Continue
In the year that I have been working on planning guidelines for healthier/walkable communities, I've heard very few elected officials speak of the concept in positive terms. Remember how someone in Congress called community design interventions to help people become healthier jungle gym programs. When you travel to other countries, you can be very disappointed about how poorly our elected officials compare to those in Europe. It seems American elected officials take pride in knowing as…Continue
Added by Fiona Hyde on February 18, 2011 at 9:23pm — No Comments
PHI Insists U.S. Cannot Afford to Lose Ground in Prevention, Public Health in Federal Budget Process
OAKLAND, CA – While President Obama’s newly proposed 2012 budget reflects the difficult choices that must be made in this troubled economic time, it also contains a blueprint for continued advances in public health…
Added by Dialogue4Health on February 15, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
Climate change is an issue that most of know is imporant, but it can be overwhelming. Act locally and think globally simple does not make sense to the average person. There is a type of paralysis that can set in when growth of China is mentioned. I've wondered how to cut the problem down to size in a way that the average person can feel that he/she can act on the issues. The Greenbelt Alliance has found a way.
It recently released a toolkit. It is called Green Your City's…Continue
Added by Fiona Hyde on February 14, 2011 at 10:59pm — No Comments
At Super Bowl party last weekend, a personal trainer who works with the Denver Broncos told the few us, who reluctantly attended the party with a spouse/partner/signifcant other, that Intel was working on measuring blows to the head using chips implanted in helmets.
Very few people are aware that more children are showing up in emergency departments with serious head injuries. If you've ever watched a girls' soccer game, you know how girls will whack an opponent without a second…Continue
Added by Beatrice Yearwood on February 13, 2011 at 3:00am — No Comments
"Transfusion" by Clay Bennett Chattanooga Times Free Press 2/11/11
Added by Guillermo I. Benharar Vallarino on February 12, 2011 at 7:25pm — No Comments
On February 2, 2011, Dr. Harvey Fineberg, President of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), spoke at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on the subject of non communicable diseases (NCDs) and global health. In his talk, Dr. Fineberg noted that today, approximately 80 percent of the mortality associated with non NCDs (cardiovascular disease, lung disease, cancers, and diabetes) occur in less developed nations. Dr. Fineberg noted that NCDs are incredibly expensive. He cited the…Continue
Added by Jeff Meer on February 11, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Added by Carmen Rita Nevarez on February 9, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Added by Dialogue4Health on February 9, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
TechSoup is a great resource - Here's an article on computer networking.
February 8, 2011…
Added by Star Tiffany on February 9, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
Added by Dialogue4Health on February 8, 2011 at 4:15pm — No Comments
The Public Health Institute has posted the statement below concerning Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin's first statement as Executive Director of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA).
"The Public Health Institute (PHI) applauds UN Population Fund (UNFPA) Executive Director Babatunde Osotimehin, MD, for his exciting inaugural statement at this week's meeting of the fund's executive board. Osotimehin, an alumnus of PHI's International Family Planning Leadership Program, highlighted the need…Continue
Added by Jeff Meer on February 7, 2011 at 7:09am — No Comments
I had a hard time following the news story about fluoridation. News stories seemed to stress the change in levels as a sign of a years-old cover-up about what levels are safe. The finding is straightforward.
"Federal agencies in joint announcements proposed a change in the recommended level of fluoride in drinking water. The HHS department proposed setting the level at the lowest end of the current optimal range to prevent tooth…Continue
Added by Beatrice Yearwood on February 6, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments
The recent court rulings challenging the constitutionality of health reform mandatory coverage sections do not change the fact that states are moving forward as though the law will be upheld. No matter the outcome, the fact remains that businesses will need to find ways to keep their employees healthy in order to reduce costs associated with health coverage.
Worksite wellness programs have been exclusively marketed to larger employers. Now smaller employers can take…Continue
Added by Beatrice Yearwood on February 6, 2011 at 9:03pm — No Comments
Have you heard of this program? Do you have something like this in your area? …
Added by Star Tiffany on February 4, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments
If you are unable to view the message below, Click Here to view this message on our website…
Regional Asthma Management and Prevention (RAMP) is a collaborative that promotes strategies for reducing asthma through a broad and comprehensive…
Added by Dialogue4Health on February 3, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Dr. Christopher Murray has, since 2007, been analyzing the spending of international development assistance for health by governments in every country on earth. Just this week, he and his colleagues at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington, in a…Continue
Added by Jeff Meer on February 1, 2011 at 3:14pm — No Comments