1. What Health Insurance Reform Means for Immigrants

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    November 7, 2013 by Brenda Buescher

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    Wondering how the Affordable Care Act applies to immigrants and mixed-status families? Me, too. A new resource from the National Immigration Law Center sorts out the confusing issues.

  2. New HHS Guidelines Aim for Culturally Appropriate Care

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    April 25, 2013 by Brenda Buescher

    Today, the Department of Health and Human Services released an updated version of the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically …
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  3. New Infographic: The Happy, Healthy Workplace

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    April 18, 2013 by Brenda Buescher

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    Hello again! These past two months, I’ve been in the process of relocating from Tennessee to Pennsylvania. Now that I’m …
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  4. The Friday Briefing: Community Health News

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    February 15, 2013 by Brenda Buescher

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    Every Friday, CHN rounds up the biggest news stories, most interesting new research, and most thought-provoking editorials about community health. …
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  5. How Schools Can Connect Kids to Health Insurance

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    February 14, 2013 by Brenda Buescher

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    The Department of Health and Human Services compiled a list of 10 things that schools can do to help connect …
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  6. The Friday Briefing: Public Health News

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    February 8, 2013 by Brenda Buescher

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    Every Friday, Community Health News summarizes the top stories, most interesting features, and best editorials in public health. If you …
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  7. Public Health Advocacy: How Effective Is Your Organization?

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    February 7, 2013 by Brenda Buescher

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    Want your organization to become a better advocate for policy change? The Alliance for Justice has developed an awesome tool …
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  8. Rational Target Setting: Goals for Public Health

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    February 5, 2013 by Brenda Buescher

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    Rational target setting (RTS) is just what it sounds like: a rational – not emotional – strategy for setting goals. …
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  9. The Friday Briefing: Public Health News

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    February 1, 2013 by Brenda Buescher

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    Every Friday, Community Health News sums up the week’s top news, best features, and most thought-provoking editorials about health promotion and health …
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  10. New Game Teaches Kids Emergency Preparedness

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    January 31, 2013 by Brenda Buescher

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    Are you the next Disaster Hero? This new computer game aims to teach kids in grades 3-8 about emergency preparedness. …
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Welcome

Community Health News is a blog for public health departments, community organizations, and individuals who make the world a healthier place to live.

About the Author

Brenda L. Buescher is a writer, editor, and public health professional from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She holds a master's degree in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an undergraduate degree in political science from Johns Hopkins University.
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