Rural Health Resources by Topic: Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention
Best of ARM: Evaluating Engagement in Multisector Community Health Networks: The Case of Tribal Organizations
Highlights a study on public health systems' engagement with tribal organizations. Aims to quantify the interactions between public health systems and tribal organizations in tribal communities where tribal facilities are present. Details the factors that contribute to more engagement with tribal organizations and make suggestions to promote collaboration.
Author(s): Kelsey M. Owsley, Kyla L. Bauer, Glen P. Mays Citation: Health Services Research, 57(5), 1077-1086 Date: 10/2022 Type: Document view details
Biden-Harris Administration National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health
Provides an overview of the current hunger, nutrition, and health landscape in the United States. Outlines federal actions to address hunger and diet-related diseases and disparities across five pillars: improving food access and affordability, integrating nutrition and health, empowering consumers to make and have access to healthy food choices, supporting physical activity for all, and enhancing nutrition and food security research.
Date: 09/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: The White House view details
The State of Obesity 2022: Better Policies for a Healthier America
Presents the latest data available on adult and childhood obesity rates, with breakdowns by state and select demographic characteristics. Examines key current and emerging policies, includes funding opportunities, and outlines recommended policy actions. Includes a special feature highlighting food insecurity in children and families.
Author(s): Molly Warren, Stacy Beck, Madison West Date: 09/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Trust for America's Health view details
Risk Perceptions of Drinking Bottled vs. Tap Water in a Low-Income Community on the US-Mexico Border
Presents a study on rates of bottled water usage among low-income Latinos on the U.S.-Mexico border. Explores concerns about tap-water quality and oral health consequences of drinking unfluoridated water. Draws conclusions from interviews of low-income Latino households about the perceived safety of tap water in Nogales, Arizona.
Author(s): Kerton R. Victory, Amanda M. Wilson, Nolan L. Cabrera, et al. Citation: BMC Public Health, 22, 1712 Date: 09/2022 Type: Document view details
Madison Medical Center Hospital Spotlight
Discusses how the Delta Region Community Health Systems Development Program helped Madison Medical Center use health outcome data and community partnerships to launch an initiative to address high obesity rates.
Date: 09/2022 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center view details