Category Archives: Patient Files

Dr. Alice Chen Visit

The following piece was written by Jackie Wang, a HealthCorps Navigator at CHC, Inc. serving in the Quality Improvement Department.      Last Friday,  Community Health Center, Inc., was honored to host Alice Huan-mei Chen, M.D., M.P.H. Dr. Chen is the … Continue reading

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Rights, Respect, Responsibility

The month of May is used as a platform to promote National Teen Pregnancy Prevention. The United States has the highest rates of teenage pregnancy and teen births in the western industrialized world and teen pregnancy costs the United States … Continue reading

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Happy Women’s Health Week

I found a quote by the poet, Maya Angelou, that I thought suited the beginning of this post. “How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes” As we hit the halfway mark of celebrating … Continue reading

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Autism Awareness: An Easy Target

I was a little hesitant towards writing a blog post reflecting on Autism Awareness month seeing that April only has a few days left, but I was given a little motivation from Aldon Hynes, the social media master here at … Continue reading

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Stop Tuberculosis in your Lifetime

Every year, on March 24, people across the world generate awareness about the bacterial disease called Tuberculosis. Although a cure for this disease was discovered in 1882, close to 1.5 million people lost their lives to TB in 2011. Mainly … Continue reading

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Safe and Healthy Start to the New School Year!

October is coming to a close and the new school year feeling is fading into a sense of a routine.  Children are enjoying their new classes, fall sports and activities are well under way, and the excitement of Halloween is … Continue reading

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Project Echo, Google+, Patient Education, and a Patient Centered Medical Home.

What happens when you ask a social media manager for a Patient Centered Medical Home to write about Project Echo®?  You just might get a strange collection of thoughts drawn into a single blog post.  Ready? Last month, I sat … Continue reading

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National Childhood Obesity Month

National Childhood Obesity Month: Something that needs to be addressed during EVERY month of the year! Living life in the eyes of a child does not include daily calorie counting, cardio exercise, and always eating your vegetables.  Things like this … Continue reading

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Men’s Health

Sunday is Father’s Day, so this week is Men’s Health Week and this month is Men’s Health Month.  Now men’s health isn’t an issue just for fathers, all men should pay more attention to their health.  Right now, women live … Continue reading

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National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Well, it has been a long month with a lot going on, so I’ve put off things that I’m not excited about until the last minute.  I guess that is something we all do, especially people over fifty.  You see, … Continue reading

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