Friday Focus 4 Health: February 2023 Series – Register Today!

Friday Focus 4 Health: February 2023 Series – Register Today!

The Friday Focus 4 Health February Series begins on February 3, 2023 Reducing Avoidable Hospital Emergency Department Visits | 12:00 – 12:30 pm CT Blood Pressure Control | 12:30 – 1:00 p.m. CT Register for the February Series Our Friday Focus 4 Health...
Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Failure Are a Troubling Pair: Know Diabetes by Heart Campaign

Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Failure Are a Troubling Pair: Know Diabetes by Heart Campaign

The “Know Diabetes by Heart™” Campaign aims to raise awareness about the link between diabetes and heart disease and to provide education and resources to help people with diabetes lower their risk of heart disease. Type 2 diabetes is a serious condition...
Be The Beat: Save a Life I American Heart Month

Be The Beat: Save a Life I American Heart Month

In the United States, approximately 356,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur each year and less than 10% of these victims survive¹. Fortunately, survival rates can be significantly increased by a simple, yet lifesaving technique – CPR (Cardiopulmonary...
Next Legends: E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign for American Indian and Alaska Native Youth

Next Legends: E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign for American Indian and Alaska Native Youth

Earlier this year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched “Next Legends ” – a youth e-cigarette prevention campaign that aims to educate American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth, ages 12-17, about the harms of vaping. Native youth are more...
Best Practice Brief: Vape Video Challenge Promotes Peer Messaging I November 8, 2022

Best Practice Brief: Vape Video Challenge Promotes Peer Messaging I November 8, 2022

Everyone knows bad habits are hard to break. Addiction is even more difficult. New vaping products have caused a major setback in the fight against tobacco and nicotine, especially among South Dakota’s youth. This Best Practice Brief series will provide information on...
Best Practice Brief: Vape Video Challenge Promotes Peer Messaging I November 8, 2022

Best Practice Brief: Kick Start the Quit at Avera Addiction Care Center I November 1, 2022

Admitting the need for help is the first step toward recovery. Avera Addiction Care Center in Aberdeen focuses on treatment for the whole person to encourage and promote healing and recovery. Use of tobacco and vaping products often go hand-in-hand with alcohol,...
American Heart Association Grant: Accurate Blood Pressure Measurement in the Rural Midwest

American Heart Association Grant: Accurate Blood Pressure Measurement in the Rural Midwest

The American Heart Association’s mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer healthier lives. For millions of Americans, hypertension is a significant barrier in achieving that reality for themselves and the burden of high blood pressure is not carried...