Family health

Family Health Center to Host Free Women’s Health Expo and Offer Mammograms in October in Kalamazoo

KALAMAZOO, MI — Held during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a free women’s health exhibit will focus on a number of health issues unique to women. The exposure, organized on October 16 by the Family Health Center, will include the possibility of obtaining health checks, blood pressure checks, mammograms and screening tests for cervical cancer. There […]

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Kathy Castor: $1.7 million in federal funds directed to Tampa Family Health Center

This week, the United States Rep. Kathy BeaverD-Fla., announced that the Tampa Family Health Centers (TFHC) will receive $1.7 million in federal funds as part of the $1.9 trillion federal stimulus package signed in March. “This initiative provides funding to health centers to COVID-19[female[feminine-related capital requirements, construction of new facilities, renovation and expansion of existing […]

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The Cardinals’ playoff victory is a family affair in St. Louis

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the timestamp on the story to see when it was last updated. ST. LOUIS — Shortly after the Cardinals taped the final in Tuesday night’s Wild Card victory over the Milwaukee Brewers, the glasses went on, […]

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Family Health will receive $800,000 in funds

Staff report GREENVILLE — A local health care provider will receive more than $810,000 in capital improvement funds. Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown (D) announced on Wednesday that the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), has awarded $33,912,927 in capital improvement awards to 50 community health […]

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$24 Million Grant to NYU Langone Family Health Centers Strengthens Community Health Care for New Yorkers

JNYU Langone Family Health Centers in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, have received a $24 million federal grant through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to advance COVID-19 vaccination and education and expand access to high-quality, comprehensive care in some of New York City’s most disadvantaged neighborhoods. The 2-year grant is part of a $350 billion […]

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Coastal Family Health Center Reflects on Bridging the Great Health Divide

BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) – Health has been one of the most discussed topics over the past two years due to COVID-19. In 2019, the United States Census Bureau reported that up to 18% of people under age 65 in southern Mississippi did not have health insurance. Health officials said it drove up the price of […]

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$24 Million Federal Grant to NYU Langone Family Health Centers Strengthens Community Health Care for Underserved New Yorkers

The 2-year grant is part of a $350 billion relief program allocated to state and local governments to help individuals and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Family Health Center grant is the second largest in New York State, where 63 qualified federal health centers received funding to strengthen community health care. “Strengthening healthcare infrastructure […]

Family planning

Kenya: Data Shows More Women Are Choosing Natural Family Planning Methods

Natural family planning has become a preferred method for women in the country even as the use of modern contraceptives among married women increases by 5%. According to the Ministry of Health’s Reproductive and Maternity Services Unit, as part of family planning methods, about 63,785 women (10%) were using natural methods in August, including abstinence […]

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Running back is a family affair for Jets’ Michael Carter

The ability to break tackles is in Michael Carter’s DNA. Growing up in a family of rushers, never getting tackled by the first defender was a norm in the Carter household. Want to bet on the NFL? Check out these offers from the best NFL betting sites Get tackled on first contact, he said, and […]

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NH Family Planning Centers Face Tough Pricing Decisions Due to Reduced Funding

Family planning clinics could start cutting health services for low-income women after the Executive Council rejected a series of contracts last week, the head of the Concord Health Center for Equality said on Monday. Get NHPR’s coverage of politics, the pandemic and other news delivered to your inbox – sign up for our newsletter today. […]

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Congressional delegation slams funding for family planning center

New Hampshire’s Democratic congressional delegation and leaders of the state’s family planning services defended women’s health care rights on Monday, following the New Hampshire Executive Council decision last week to refuse to extend contracts of three public family planning providers In a 4-1 Republican majority vote, the Executive Council cut funding for the love health […]

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Family planning contracts for abortion providers rejected along party lines

Executive Advisor Cinde Warmington, D-Concord, discusses Wednesday’s vote. https://youtu.be/KN9_8_BOaIE By PAULA TRACY, InDepthNH.org NASHUA – New Hampshire’s Executive Council voted 4-1 on Wednesday to reject family planning contracts with three reproductive health providers across the state who also provide abortion care with separate funding – Planned Parenthood of Northern New England , Lovering Health Center […]

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DUSON Launches New Center Focused on Latino Teens and Family Health

Latinos are the the tallest and the youngest racial minority group in we – accounting for around a quarter of all people under 30. The new Center for Latino Adolescent and Family Health (CLAFH) at Duke University School of Nursing serves to engage with the health care of the Latino community by addressing the inequities […]

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A Family Affair: How to Solve Communication Problems

Compassion is the key to solving any problem Jacob Priest September 9, 2021 7:00 a.m. Jacob Priest is a licensed marriage and family therapist and professor at the University of Iowa. He co-hosts the attached podcast. (Jacob Priest) “We have communication problems. This is the most common response I get when I ask couples, “What […]

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Republican tells worried mother he’s ‘not responsible’ for family’s health in mask debate

A South Dakota Republican lawmaker told a mother on Tuesday he was not responsible for her family’s health after she advocated a school mask mandate because family members have cancer. The Rapid City school board was meeting Sept. 7 to discuss the possible imposition of a two-week face mask mandate amid a spike in COVID […]

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Improving Medical Care in Black Community with Family Health History

Posted 09-08-21 Proposed by Merck & Co., Inc. For many families, talking about health issues may not be something that is typically discussed at the dinner table or at a family gathering. “There were reservations about talking about family history,” says Ruby Holmes, senior clinical data management specialist at Merck. “It’s one of those things […]

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Lafayette-area nonprofits can apply for a Bauer Family Resources grant

LAFAYETTE, Ind. – If you run a non-profit organization that aims to prevent child abuse or neglect in the Greater Lafayette area, including several neighboring counties, Bauer Family Resources Community Partners welcomes your application for funding. A wide range of missions, such as food insecurity, could also garner funding. If your nonprofit’s mission helps the […]

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Family Health Center Celebrates 50 Years in Kalamazoo with 50 Acts of Kindness

KALAMAZOO, MI – For 50 years, the Family Health Center has provided health care to the historically underserved citizens of Kalamazoo. To celebrate this milestone anniversary, the medical nonprofit announced that it will be implementing “50 Acts of Kindness” over the remaining three months of 2021. The community is invited to participate where opportunities are […]