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NACCHO Aboriginal Health #Obesity #Diabetes News: 1. @senbmckenzie report #ObesitySummit19 and 2. @MenziesResearch are calling for immediate action to reduce risk the of #obesity and #diabetes in #Indigenous children and young people.

Type 2 Diabetes is a particular concern as there is a global trend of increasing numbers of young people being diagnosed, there is limited data available in Australia but anecdotally numbers are rising rapidly amongst young Indigenous Australians. 1,052 more words

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service

Building a Culture of Consent in Virginia

These past few weeks in Virginia politics have not been easy. It started with a manufactured scandal surrounding Delegate Kathy Tran’s bill that would have repealed harmful TRAP laws on abortion access, including 24-hour waiting periods, requirements to obtain multiple layers of physician consent, and requirements that second-trimester abortions take place in a hospital. 1,001 more words

Advocacy

Behind the Smile

I’m so righteous when I drive. I listen to Christian radio and sing along. Sometimes I even become emotionally moved by the words. I mean I need a halo or wings or something in recognition of my superior spirituality – until someone cuts me off or goes too slow. 419 more words

A Guide to Preventing Discrimination.

“It’s easier to break an atom than to break a prejudice” – Albert Einstein

Teachers…

  • Carefully observe the behaviors of your students and their social groups.
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New Study Finds Ability to do 40 Push Up's Reduces Heart Disease by 96%

I’ve often told training clients that out of all the exercises available to the human body, if only one could be chosen, the choice would easily be the push up, for all the muscles it works, all within one simple movement-all the while not needing any special equipment-just the human body and a flat surface. 620 more words

Wellness

Pregnancy Stretch Marks: Types Of Treatment And Prevention

It’s not uncommon these days for a woman to flaunt her post-pregnancy body and wear it like a badge of honor. There’s no reason why she shouldn’t! 656 more words

Health

Podcast on Law Student Mental Health

In the recent KUAF Public Radio podcast, “Maintaining Mental Health During Law School,” David Jaffe, Associate Dean of Student Affairs at American University’s Washington College of Law, discusses how a variety of factors can contribute to a law student’s stress and anxiety. 128 more words

The Legal Profession