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Knowledge Improves Lives Speaker Series: Uncle Sam Wants You! (To Optimize Content Strategy) - July 24, 2014

June 17th, 2014

By Julie Hentz, Director of Social Issue Marketing

Announcing the second seminar of the IQ Solutions Knowledge Improves Lives Speaker Series! Featured at the event: Uncle Sam Wants You (to Optimize Your Content) by Karen McGrane. Event takes place July 24, 2014 at the IQ Solutions Offices.

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African Americans and Mental Illness: It's not just the blues

African Americans and Mental Illness: "It's not just the blues"

May 3rd, 2011

By Heather Edmonds, Senior Exhibit Outreach Specialist

Mental illness in the African American community is often times misunderstood, ignored, or stigmatized. The rates of mental illness in the African American community are similar to those of the general population. However, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, the African American community is underserved by the nation’s mental Health system.

National Women's Health Week

Time to Start Planning for National Women's Health Week

April 14th, 2011

By Ellen Robinson, Senior Communications Manager

According to the Commonwealth Fund, women are more likely than men to skip preventive care because of the high costs, and to be underinsured. Therefore, conducting community events targeting women and helping those with basic preventive care—such as the Annual Women’s Heart Health Fairs—are so crucial.

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Life or Death Health Knowledge

April 5th, 2011

By Dan Johnson

A friend of mine in White River Junction, Vermont, forwarded me an e-Health alert about the importance of recognizing the symptoms of stroke and acting quickly on that information. It was one of those unsolicited, forward-it-to-10-other-people emails that make sense if you’re passionate about the subject. For personal and professional reasons, I want to pass it on.

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Workplace Wellness: Walking the Walk

March 29th, 2011

By Nate Robinson, Senior Communications Manager

The adverse consequences associated with poor Health are well chronicled, from overweight and obesity to diabetes and arthritis. The Nation’s economic downturn hasn’t helped the situation at all. In fact, according to data from an American Heart Association poll, nearly 60 percent of those surveyed admitted that the economy has adversely affected their ability to take care of their Health. Over a third of respondents reported skipping their preventive care appointments, not taking medications as prescribed, or foregoing dental visits, while a quarter of those surveyed reported that they had canceled gym memberships within the past 6 months.