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This webinar will concentrate on how to use AIDSVu, an interactive online mapping tool that visualizes the HIV epidemic on communities across the United States to increase disease awareness and promote data-driven public health decision-making. AIDSVu’s maps, data, service locators, and infographics can be used by advocates, researchers, grant writers, and health departments to understand HIV across the U.S. 

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Background. Lay health advisor (LHA) interventions with Latino men are rare, especially in emerging Latino communities. We present a process evaluation of a male LHA network aiming at connecting Latino men to various kinds of services and to the Latino community. It assesses the feasibility of (1) maintaining a steering coalition; (2) hiring, training, and retaining male LHA; and (3) recruiting and assisting underserved participants. Methods. Project management data and LHA debriefings were analyzed qualitatively and compared to a logic model and evaluation table prepared before the project started.

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Although African American families are at particular risk for obesity and its associated health comorbidities, few interventions have directly targeted low-income members of this group living in subsidized public housing. Using a consensual qualitative research approach, we conducted 11 interviews with African American mothers living in two public housing communities to enhance understand- ing of their perceived barriers and facilitators to health.

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Public health research has increasingly focused on how access to resources affects health behaviors. Mapping environmental factors, such as distance to a supermarket, can identify intervention points toward improving food access in low-income and minority communities. However, the existing literature provides little guidance on choosing the most appropriate measures of spatial access.

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Objectives. We assessed the effects of neighborhood com- position on effectiveness of the Walk Your Heart to Health (WYHH) intervention in promoting physical activity and reducing cardiovascular risk (CVR) in low- to-moderate–income, predominantly non-Latino Black (NLB) and Latino communities. 

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Children with chronic health needs who have the capacity for self-care have been shown to have higher academic performance and greater social inclusion. However, self-care is rarely practiced as a focal point of health services interventions outside of clinical settings. Furthermore, little is known about how self-care develops through family, health, and educational support networks as a whole and from the point of view of teachers.

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Men are underrepresented in weight loss programs and little is currently known about the weight loss strategies men prefer. This study describes the weight loss strategies used by men during a men-only weight loss program.

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  •  1.0 CHES, 1.0 CPH, 1.0 Entry-level CECH, 1.0 Category I CECH

Learn how to effectively promote the National Health Observances (NHOs) related to nutrition, physical activity, tobacco use and exposure, and community-clinical linkages. The National Health Observances are a way to get messages out to consumers and public health professionals alike about specific health topics while also highlighting the great work your organization is doing.

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Rising rates of chronic disease continue to outpace the advancement of preventive healthcare services. This webinar gives participants a brief refresher of the importance of patient centered care and how more effective implementation can help healthcare professionals and patients to optimize prevention efforts to curb the rise of chronic disease.

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This webinar will offer strategies on how to effectively develop Community Clinical Linkages in order to cultivate community collaborations to improve community health outcomes.  The webinar will specifically provide insight into existing programs, resources and strategies for linkages to improve health behaviors to influence nutrition and physical activity, including increase access to preventive services.

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