Edition Information: Volume 2, Issue 8, 2015

Thank you for reading HealthStreet's Monthly Newsletter. Included are articles that keep the community and you up-to-date with HealthStreet's events!

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     This Month's HealthStreet Statistics:

 

     177 NEW HealthStreet Members

       96 NEW Navigations to UF Research

       11 NEW Enrollments to UF Research

     162 Blood Pressure Screenings

         4 Screenings for HIV 

 

6,748 Total HealthStreet Members

***Numbers reflect data collected between 8/19/2015 and 9/18/2015***

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HealthStreet's Recovery Month a Success

HealthStreet celebrated National Recovery Month in September by hosting a Community Mental Health Fair and a town hall event called Our Community, Our Health. Read how these successful events brought action and awareness to mental health disorders and addiction in our community. 

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research

Research At HealthStreet: Periodontal Disease-Dental Study

 HealthStreet is currently recruiting for a study that investigates aggressive forms of gum diseases that are more prevalent in children. Why participate? HealthStreet members who participate receive up to 5 years of dental examination and cleanings at no cost! See if you're eligible!

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NEW Dance Fitness Classes

Overview of the Dance Fitness Classes Beginning in the month of September, we are delighted to host six-week Dance Fitness and Creative Movement classes at HealthStreet! Classes are designed to accommodate individuals of differing abilities, backgrounds, and ages, and we look forward to promoting a healthier community through this endeavor.

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NEW Creative Workshops at HealthStreet for People Affected by Cancer

NEW Creative Workshops at HealthStreet for People Affected by Cancer

Starting in the month of October, HealthStreet is excited to host Creative for Health: Art and Writing Workshops for People Affected by Cancer!  We will be collaborating with the UF Center for Arts in Medicine to promote a healthier community through engaging workshops for writing, art, theater and music in a fun and supportive environment.  

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The Buzz Around HealthStreet

Read about the Buzz Around HealthStreet.

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How to Have a Heart-Healthy Halloween

Try these tips from the American Heart Association to have a safe, healthy and fun Halloween in our community!

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July Calendar

For More HealthStreet Events, Click on Our Calendar!

Every month, HealthStreet hosts a variety of services, Community Health Worker outreach efforts, classes, support groups and events that aim to better the community's health! 

Click here to see our October calendar

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Reader Response: What are you and your family going to be for Halloween?

 

Please email your response to eedwing1@ufl.edu. We enjoy hearing HealthStreet members' responses!

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Research at HealthStreet

Information for Researchers

HealthStreet offers great services to UF investigators. Community Health Workers meet community members in the field and link them to studies through the coordinator. We also routinely check our population database for persons who may fit eligibility criteria for UF studies.  Find out what HealthStreet can do for your research study! 

Learn how HealthStreet can help your study

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HealthStreet Info

About HealthStreet

HealthStreet is an innovative community engagement program that aims to aims to bridge the gap between health care and research by linking community members to social and medical services and opportunities to participate in research that is relevant to them. 

Learn more about HealthStreet

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