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Malnutrition and Minority Older Adults: A Health Equity Issue

Food insecurity is not a simple concept – it’s hard to pinpoint if another facet of a person’s life is a cause of food insecurity or a result of it. 170 more words

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#FundingFriday: Grants Supporting National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

In April, federal government agencies, along with a network of nonprofit organizations and individuals, have provided support and funding to raise awareness and prevent crimes of sexual assault. 530 more words

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U.S Department of Health and Human Services – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - Grants for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals (GBHI) (FY 2017)

Applications Due: April 25, 2017, 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Description: The purpose of GBHI is to support the development and/or expansion of local implementation of a community infrastructure that integrates behavioral health treatment and services for substance use disorders (SUD) and co-occurring mental and substance use disorders (COD), permanent housing, and other critical services for individuals (including youth) and families experiencing homelessness. 276 more words

Subgrant Possibilities

Currently (week of 4/17/17), those in the White House are in a frenzy to revive their recent failed attempts to repeal and replace Obamacare. The republican President Donald Trump and his team want this deal along with any of its (CBO) Congressional Budget Office’s estimated savings as part of their  overall tax reduction/ reform plans for future legislation. 833 more words

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Weekly Cyber Risk Roundup: Payment Card Breaches, Malicious Insiders, and Regulatory Action

Gamestop was the week’s top trending cybercrime target as the company is investigating reports that customer payment card information may have been stolen from gamestop.com. In addition to Gamestop, payment card information was also stolen from the restaurant chain Shoney’s and a series of car washes have issued breach notification letters tied to a compromise at an unnamed third-party point-of-sale (POS) provider. 1,186 more words

Weekly Cyber Risk Roundup

Minority Health Month Observance at NSU

NSU’s minority health disparities center brought Dr. Wizdom Powell, an associate professor of health behavior at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health, to kick off its month-long observance of minority health. 219 more words