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IBS- More Common than You Think

IBS- More Common than You Think

April is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) awareness month and according to the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD) approximately 10%-15% of the world suffer from it; many go undiagnosed and are unaware.

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Heart Disease Disparities Among African Americans

Heart Disease Disparities Among African Americans

April is the National Minority Health Month in the United States. Although the health care field has come a long way to address health inequities, a new report published this month by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services show that ethnic disparities persist today.

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Heart Health

Heart Health

Written by: Blanca Gutierrez, Project Coordinator, Community Clinic Consortium and a partner of the Solano Coalition for Better Health February is the national heart health month observance in the USA. Learn more about what heart health is, who is impacted by heart...

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Get Better Sleep Tonight

Get Better Sleep Tonight

The holidays can be filled with a lot of joy and a lot of stress. Not getting enough sleep can contribute to that stress and may even turn into a serious health ailment, if left untreated.

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Open Enrollment | What you need to know

Open Enrollment | What you need to know

It seems like every day there is a new bill proposal, executive order, or proposed budget cut affecting the Affordable Care Act, leaving the public wondering what they need to do this open enrollment period. Here are five things you should know about open enrollment to protect your family and yourself this year.

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Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Childhood Obesity Awareness Month As we roll into the fall, and we begin to settle into the back-to-school routine, let’s remember that September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Disparities in Obesity While the rate of obesity continues to increase, it...

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Fighting to save funding for FQHC’s

Fighting to save funding for FQHC’s

In September, the Community Health Center Fund, which provides funding for federally qualified health centers through the Affordable Care Act, was in jeopardy because Congress failed to act. The deadline for renewing the funding passed by several months before an...

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