Podcast: Let's Go! tackles childhood obesity with 5-2-1-0 message

AHA News

About 360 children every year enroll in pre-school, summer-care or after-care programs run by the Sanford-Springvale YMCA in Maine. They follow the 5-2-1-0 message promoted by Let’s Go! – a program of The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

The initiative has made big... read more

Topic: Community Health
Tag: Community Connections

Podcast: Diabetes management program makes FirstHealth an AHA NOVA Award winner

AHA News

Rural Montgomery County in central North Carolina is one of the state’s poorest regions, with more than 23% of residents living below the poverty level and a 12% unemployment rate. Nearly 21% of the county’s 28,000 residents are diabetic – more than double the statewide average.

In 2007, Pinehurst-based... read more

Topic: Community Health
Tag: Community Connections

Podcast: Kris Doody wants to be an advocate for rural health care

AHA News

In this podcast, hear AHA board member Kris Doody discuss the importance of hospitals developing partnerships. To listen, click here

Topic: Community Health
Tag: Community health

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