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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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AHF in the Community: March 2016

Enjoy the latest overview of the places we went and the inspiring people we met throughout the San Diego and Imperial Counties in March. March was jam-packed with exciting events in the AHF office, in both San Diego and...

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Innovation Initiative Launch: Recapping the iEngageU Funding Innovation Forum

The Innovation Initiative application period is here! Recently, we kicked off the 2016 Innovation Initiative (i2) cycle at UCSD’s Sanford Consortium, showcasing the work from past i2 winners and educating the packed house in attendance about the potential impact...

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And the Mission Support Grants Go To….

Drum roll please… Award season is upon us. Musicians recently rocked through the Grammys on February 15 while Hollywood recently embraced the glitz and glam of the Academy Awards. Keeping with the spirit of the awards, we are here...

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The iEngageU Series: A Discussion on Health Literacy in San Diego

The iEngageU Series: A Discussion on Health Literacy in San Diego In our efforts to raise awareness about the health and wellness issues affecting the San Diego and Imperial Counties, AHF recently launched the iEngageU series. This platform brings...

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Brighten Your Life with a Healthy Smile

It’s never too early to start practicing responsible oral hygiene. With stomach pains still lingering from Valentine’s Day, a time to cherish chocolate and sweets, we must remind our youth of the important role that proper dental hygiene plays...

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Take Your Heart Out on a Date

It’s time to show your heart some TLC. February is underway and love is in the air. As you go about your day, I’m sure you have recently noticed the transition to pink decorations and sugary treats as we...

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Suggestions for a Modern and Healthy Diet

Do you make healthy dietary decisions? The human body benefits immensely from healthy eating by preventing a catalog of chronic diseases and by simply making you feel good. While most dietary practices are well established by this point, there...

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The Great Struggle of Seniors Living on SSI and SSP in California

The effects of budget cuts made during the Great Depression era still affect the health and wellness of our community today. During the peak of the Great Depression from 1929 to 1933, benefits for supplemental security income (SSI) recipients...

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