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  • medically
  • Congress also failed to reauthorize two related programs, the National Health Service Corps, which provides scholarships and loan repayment funds for medical providers who agree to practice in medically underserved areas, and Teaching Health Centers, which train medical residents to work as primary care physicians in those same areas. (governing.com)
  • The centers provide medical and dental care, disease management and wellness promotion for the medically needy. (timesfreepress.com)
  • More than 4.7 million children are patients at these centers, which are located in inner-city and rural areas and may be at increased risk for obesity, because medically underserved communities are also often areas in which access to healthy foods and physical activity opportunities are limited, creating a particularly "obesogenic" environment. (redorbit.com)
  • Counseling
  • The framework has also been used to understand the relative strengths and weaknesses of different approaches to health promotion and chronic disease self-management-such as in-person counseling, group education classes, telephone counseling, and internet resources. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Nationally
  • In the younger children, the prevalence of overweight was 22 percent compared to 10 percent in a nationally representative sample (the 1999-2002 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey). (redorbit.com)
  • California
  • You can make a healthy climate and a healthy community part of your vision by taking two actions today: asking your State Senator to support the Charge Ahead California Initiative (SB 1275), and urging BAAQMD to halt new oil infrastructure projects. (ecologycenter.org)
  • Congress
  • The House and Senate will be in session for 24 days between October and mid-November, and Mary Bufwack, CEO of Neighborhood Health, said "the focus will likely become getting a bill through Congress by Thanksgiving. (usatoday.com)
  • The problem for health centers extends beyond the funding they are waiting for Congress to provide, though. (governing.com)
  • In a survey of health centers conducted by the association this fall, 41 percent said they would have to lay off staff and nearly half said they would have to curtail operations if Congress doesn't act. (governing.com)
  • Some of Minnesota's community health centers will start making cuts in early February if Congress hasn't resolved federal funding by then, advocates say. (superiortelegram.com)
  • If Congress doesn't act soon, the state might be looked upon to provide stopgap funding for Minnesota's community health centers, Watson said. (superiortelegram.com)
  • Screenings
  • Next Saturday, March 8th from 10 - 1 PM in San Pablo Park in Berkeley, health screenings, resources, giveaways, raffle prizes and speakers will support all of us in getting healthier together. (ecologycenter.org)
  • nurse
  • Hillsdale Community Health Center employees with the job title Lead Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist make the most with an average hourly rate of $31.80, while employees with the title Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) make the least with an average hourly rate of $19.43. (payscale.com)
  • cuts
  • But the centers are struggling with a more than 5 percent chop to their base funding in March under across-the-board U.S. government budget cuts. (reuters.com)
  • people
  • It is hiring two more employees to help people understand their options in a community where nearly 95 percent live below the federal poverty line, Jones-Taylor said. (reuters.com)
  • I know them, and they are good people, but the health centers had a capable administrative staff," Favors said. (timesfreepress.com)
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  • typically
  • The wait time for an appointment at Whitman-Walker is typically between three weeks to six weeks, but at many other centers it can take months. (reuters.com)
  • medical
  • In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away (1-800-222-1222). (drugs.com)
  • Chief Medical Officer of Whitman-Walker Health Dr. Raymond Martins examines a patient in Washington, July 9, 2013. (reuters.com)
  • Chief Medical Officer of Whitman-Walker Health Dr. Raymond Martins stands on the sidewalk in front of the medical facility in Washington, July 9, 2013. (reuters.com)
  • help
  • This searchable database, available to the public, is populated with practice-based resources to help you implement changes to prevent disease and promote healthy living in your community. (cdc.gov)
  • The information is geared to motivating centers to improve and to helping the government identify those that need additional help, said Jim Macrae, HRSA associate administrator. (governing.com)
  • There is no other company we would choose to help us service our employees other than Community Health. (commhealthcenter.org)
  • newly
  • The newly accredited Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health (MOSDOH), a sister school to ASDOH and a school of A.T. Still University (ATSU), has developed a unique and groundbreaking partnership with Grace Hill Health Centers in St. Louis. (verticalresponse.com)
  • Association
  • Bipartisan negotiators are working in both houses on a deal, says Dan Hawkins, senior vice president for policy and research at the National Association of Community Health Centers. (usatoday.com)
  • Dan Hawkins, Senior Vice President for Policy and research at the National Association of Community Health Centers, is shown outside of the Sixteenth Street Community Health Center in Milwaukee. (usatoday.com)
  • We don't really know why," said Dan Hawkins, senior vice president of the National Association of Community Health Centers in Bethesda, Md. "But this has gone on long enough. (nbcnews.com)
  • It's pretty rough out there right now," said Jana Eubank, associate vice president of public policy and research for the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). (governing.com)
  • To this end, the Glen Burnie Health Center Association, which is responsible for maintaining the building, has launched a capital improvements campaign aimed at spiffing up the place and, as oneorganizer put it, "bringing it into the 1990s. (baltimoresun.com)
  • This association between obesity and the type of health delivery system used was present regardless of race, ethnicity or geographic characteristics. (redorbit.com)
  • It's fairly doom and gloom," said Jonathan Watson, public policy director for the Minnesota Association of Community Health Centers. (superiortelegram.com)
  • Year
  • Cherokee Health Systems is a 50-year-old nonprofit system with 43 clinical sites in 12 Tennessee counties, according to its website. (timesfreepress.com)
  • Katherine DeGrange, chairwoman of the capital improvements committee, said the nine-member health center board plans to raise $140,000 by the end of this year for renovations. (baltimoresun.com)
  • As National Health Center Week comes to an end this year, I want to thank the Turlock community for continuing to embrace Golden Valley Health Centers. (turlockjournal.com)
  • This year, our health centers in West Modesto and Dos Palos celebrated their 30th anniversaries while our facilities in Newman and Modesto's airport district marked a decade of service. (turlockjournal.com)
  • improve
  • It gives centers a sense of where they are and where they have to go to improve,' he said. (governing.com)
  • Our mission is to improve the physical, mental, spiritual, and cultural health of American Indian communities and individuals throughout Kansas, the region, and the nation through collaborative research, education, and service. (kumc.edu)
  • As a community-based researcher, Dr. Oneha's commitment has been to improve the health of Native Hawaiians. (aapcho.org)
  • George Washington
  • Despite those shortcomings, the data are a helpful barometer, said Peter Shin, associate professor of health policy at George Washington University. (governing.com)
  • state
  • Other differences that might affect health outcomes include state income levels, racial and ethnic makeup and dietary habits. (governing.com)
  • In some cases, data reflect larger health-related trends in a state. (governing.com)
  • She said the budget impasse has already forced many centers in the state to freeze hiring, put off service expansions and tap financial reserves. (nbcnews.com)
  • State Rep. JoAnne Favors, D-Chattanooga, who served as executive director for the health center before Hicks' tenure, questioned why hiring Cherokee is necessary. (timesfreepress.com)