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Alliance Healthcare Foundation Awards $1M in Mission Support Grants to San Diego, Imperial County Non-profits Serving Most Vulnerable Populations

Imperial County Continuum of Care Council, Imperial Valley LGBT Resource Center, and San Diego Center for Children are first-time recipients PRESS RELEASE–San Diego, March 21, 2018 – For the ninth consecutive year, Alliance Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has awarded Mission...

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AHF in the Community – January Recap

From Nancy Sasaki, Executive Director – We hope that your 2018 is off to a great start. As you’ll see in this month’s recap, we’re already hard at work doing everything we can to advance the health and wellness...

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Making Sense of the New High Blood Pressure Guidelines

Late last year the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology updated their high blood pressure guidelines for the first time in 14 years. They lowered the high blood pressure mark from 140 over 90 to 130...

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What to Do About the Flu

If it seems like an unusually high number of people around you are coughing, sneezing, or otherwise complaining of feeling achy and miserable right now, you are not imagining things. According to health officials, this flu season is on...

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AHF in the Community – December Recap

From Nancy Sasaki, Executive Director – Even with a holiday-shortened month, there was still a tremendous amount of work being done to advance the health and wellness for the most vulnerable in San Diego and Imperial Counties—those under 250%...

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Foster Youth and the Holidays

As we discussed in last month’s blog post “How to Stay Sane During the Holidays” this time of year can be challenging for many of us. Shorter days, colder weather, feeling overwhelmed by everything there is to do, or...

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AHF in the Community – November Recap

From Nancy Sasaki, Executive Director – As we head deeper into the holidays, Alliance Healthcare Foundation’s commitment to advance the health and wellness for the most vulnerable in San Diego and Imperial Counties—those under 250% of the federal poverty...

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How to Stay Sane During the Holidays

With the holiday season about to kick off in earnest, we thought now would be a good time to talk about strategies for maintaining our mental health during this busy time of year. It’s important to remember that while...

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A Look at Veteran Homelessness

Tomorrow is Veterans Day, when we celebrate and honor those who’ve served in the United States military, and we thank them for their service. Serving in the military takes real dedication and courage, especially for anyone who’s served in...

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Food Insecurity a Real Problem in San Diego and Imperial Counties

Having just written about obesity fueling the epidemic of prediabetes and diabetes across California in last month’s blog post, it might seem incongruous to switch gears and now talk about the very real problem of people in our region...

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