December 1 was World AIDS Day. Louisville’s Syringe Exchange program is preventing the spread of HIV and other blood-borne diseases in while pointing program participants toward recovery.
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(Note: This guest piece was written by Lori Earnshaw, MD FAAHPM HMDC, Senior Hospice and Palliative Medicine Physician, Associate Clinical Professor, University of Louisville Department of Medicine. All opinions are the author’s own.) Every day, I think about the patients I have seen in my practice of hospice and palliative care. You may be surprised […]
The 2019 theme for National Diabetes Month is “Take Diabetes to Heart.”
(Note: This guest piece was written by Ben Chandler, President and CEO, Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky) A Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky community-driven children’s health initiative called “Investing in Kentucky’s Future” (IKF) strengthened cross-sector coalitions in seven Kentucky counties. The initiative also improved student eating habits, increased youth physical activity, trained teachers to support […]
(Note: This guest piece was written by Elizabeth Holtsclaw, MA, Health Systems Manager, State & Primary Care Systems, American Cancer Society) Remember in elementary school when one of the first assignments of the new school year was to write an essay titled: How I Spent My Summer? In the spirit of the back-to-school season and […]
This May is Mental Health Month, and Mental Health America of Kentucky is expanding its focus from 2018 to raise awareness about the connection between physical health and mental health, through the theme #4Mind4Body.
As an HR practitioner, I wasn’t quite sure what I would be able to add to the many experts who were involved with this initiative. What I quickly discovered is that everyone is in a continuous learning process with the subject matter of opioids.
(Note: this guest post was written by Nancy Brooks, Executive Director, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Louisville) I joined NAMI Louisville as their new Executive Director this time last year. I have had a rich non-profit management history in education, the arts and community development, but working with NAMI Louisville, I am being given […]
(Note: this guest post was written by Mallori De-Salle, Outreach Coordinator and Lead SBIRT Trainer, Indiana Prevention Resource Center) I hate thinking about what I’m not doing ‘right’ when it comes to my health. I eat pizza. I’m not overweight, so it must not be a problem. I add salt to my food (without tasting it). I don’t […]
(Note: This guest post was written by Brenda Miles, retired Director of Benefits for Papa John’s International. Brenda is a business development consultant for the KHC Employer and Healthcare Purchaser Network.) The recent KY SHRM conference in Louisville was well worth the time invested. As a long-time HR and employee benefits professional, the difficult part […]