Jul
31
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/i-found-my-way-to-10000-steps">I Found My Way to 10,000 Steps</a></h1>
One thing I quickly noticed is I spend even more of my day sitting than I thought. It's not unusual for me to have to make an effort to get to 3000 steps, let alone the recommended 10,000. This week, I discovered the motivation I might need to get my steps in regularly: my favorite corner in Indianapolis, 54th and College.
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Jul
30
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
No doubt you’ve been starting to hear about the new Health Insurance Marketplace, a key part of the health care law that will be open for business on October 1st. But you probably still have questions. Like what is the Marketplace, and can you really get health insurance? Well we’ve got answers.
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Jul
29
2013
by Sue Hacker Nelson   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/we-can-webinar">We Can! Webinar This Wednesday!</a></h1>
The Energize Our Families: Parent Program is a multiple-session curriculum designed to provide parents and caregivers with the knowledge and skills they need, along with practical tools, to help families maintain a healthy weight. Specific topics include shopping for healthy food on a budget, controlling portion sizes, increasing physical activity in youth and reducing family screen time. To learn how to implement this program, join the training this Wednesday, July 31, 1-3pm EDT!
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Jul
26
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
Here are highlights from some of the stories we found this week.
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Jul
22
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/new-release-red-cross-volunteer-app">New Release: Red Cross Volunteer App!</a></h1>
Join Team Red Cross to help provide care and comfort to your local community when the unthinkable occurs. Each year, more than one million Americans volunteer with the Red Cross. These volunteers assist victims of fires, floods, storms, and other disasters. The more severe the disaster, the more volunteers we need--sometimes at a moment’s notice.
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Jul
22
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
We invite you to join a free webinar next Wednesday, July 24th from 2-3pm Eastern for an interactive grocery store tour that helps families learn strategies to shop for healthy, delicious foods on a limited budget. Share Our Strength's "Cooking Matters at the Store" engages low-income families where they shop to teach and practice skills like how to buy fruits and vegetables on a budget, read and compare food labels, compare unit prices and identify whole grain foods.
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Jul
18
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
The winning recipes were chosen based on guidance that supports USDA’s MyPlate to ensure that meals were affordable, original, healthy, and yummy.
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Jul
15
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
Sometimes keeping up with the world is like drinking from a firehose: a bit overwhelming and not very pleasant. We try to use the latest tools to give you a variety of ways to get information from NEHM. Here are the 5 best (and #1 is new to everyone)!
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Jul
09
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
In Indianapolis, we have had a relatively cool summer so far. Other parts of the country have been experiencing record heat for quite a while now. Many will take a quick dip in a pool, lake or ocean to cool off. Do you know what drowning really looks like?
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Jul
08
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/resources-for-affordable-care-act">Resources for Affordable Care Act</a></h1>
As a result of the Healthcare.gov webinar, we have added new resources, tagged 'Affordable Care Act'. These are official sources that will be maintained with the latest news and resources. We know this aspect of health care can be overwhelming for patients, caregivers, and those in health ministry. We believe these resources are the best starting place for you to get information.
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