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Government of Canada partnership helps families eat healthy with new recipes

Government of Canada partnership helps families eat healthy with new recipes

January 16, 2014 For immediate release Toronto – On behalf of the Honorable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, Eve Adams, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, was joined by Canadian Chef Christine Cushing today to demonstrate [...]
How Care Coordination Can Support Families :: Advocates For Justice and Education, Inc.

How Care Coordination Can Support Families :: Advocates For Justice and Education, Inc.

Background Many families of children with special healthcare needs may often feel overwhelmend with navigating the complex healthcare systems on which their children depend. The Maternal and Child Health Bureau, defines children with special [...]
Immigrant families can apply for health insurance without fear

Immigrant families can apply for health insurance without fear

The new health reform law, known as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or Obamacare, could bring peace of mind and the availability of real, affordable coverage for the first time in years for the over 2.5 million Asian American and Pacific Islanders [...]
Kern County health care leaders and families sound alarm over safety net cuts

Kern County health care leaders and families sound alarm over safety net cuts

Bakersfield, CA – Local health care leaders held a news conference on Monday to draw urgent attention to a looming threat to the local health care system. Even as California is poised to greatly reduce the numbers of uninsured through the [...]
Families Forced to Relinquish Child Custody to Get Mental Health Services

Families Forced to Relinquish Child Custody to Get Mental Health Services

How many times do Americans have to read headlines about severe cuts in safety net services to people in need before they get motivated to act? Here’s the latest. Shannon Heffernan writes for WBEZ that Individual Care Grants provided by the [...]
MEND helps local families — Program offers tips and tools for a healthier lifestyle

MEND helps local families — Program offers tips and tools for a healthier lifestyle

A program that gives kids and their parents tips and tools to live a healthy lifestyle is proving to have a great impact on participants throughout several communities in BC including Nelson. MEND is a free 10-week program for children ages [...]
Thousands checked through Farm Families Health scheme

Thousands checked through Farm Families Health scheme

Over the past 15 months more than 3,000 rural farmers and farm family members have benefitted from an innovative project to highlight and tackle health issues. The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) joined forces with the [...]
Survey Examines Military Lifestyle, Needs of Families and Members

Survey Examines Military Lifestyle, Needs of Families and Members

In recent times, our military community has come to the forefront of public discussion. The long-term effects of 12 years of sustained combat on service members, their families and their communities is something that can’t be relegated [...]
Families First raising funds for new mobile health care van

Families First raising funds for new mobile health care van

Families First Health and Support Center in Portsmouth is looking to give its mobile health care van, nicknamed Big Blue, a new lease on life. The van, which provides medical and dental care and social work services to homeless people in the [...]
Mental health conditions cause greater stigma in families than physical problems

Mental health conditions cause greater stigma in families than physical problems

Spanish researchers took part in the analysis of the mental health surveys conducted by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 28 countries to discover how prevalent mental conditions are in the world and what impact they have. As Jordi Alonso [...]