Posts Tagged as ‘Health’

because we found it: How are you feeling? It’s National Public Health Week

Today is the first day of National Public Health Week, which extends from April 5th to April 11th and is committed to promoting good health and living across the country. The theme for this year’s National Public Health Week is ‘A Healthier America: One Community at a Time.’ Given that we are finally on our [...]

April 5, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off

because we found it: Fat discrimination in health care professionals

There is a long list of health risks involved with being overweight, but apparently prejudice can be added to it. According to a Health.com article, women who are overweight can suffer a number of preventable health problems because of what they term as “fat discrimination.” That is—when seeking out treatment, overweight women are more likely [...]

January 22, 2010 by Stefani | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off

b-activist: New Routes to Community Health = media made by immigrants for immigrants

At Breakthrough, we’re all for using pop culture and the media to reach and teach. We’re quite fond of another group who is doing the same for the immigrant community. Which is an area we’re fond of: case in point, our mission statement, our work, etc. etc. And the New Routes to Community Health organization [...]

March 5, 2009 by admin | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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