Understanding Homelessness

The U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development defines homelessness in four statements: The definition of those who are experiencing homelessness includes: An individual or family who lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence An individual or family who will imminently...

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Getting Help With Addiction With Kids In Mind

The misuse and addiction to opioids is a national crisis, leaving many affected, including families of those who are addicted. Many times, those closest to the ones suffering substance misuse struggle the most. Hamilton patient, Sheena, reflects on the moment...

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Hamilton Helps Man Recover From Substance Abuse

No matter what type of substance, addiction kills thousands of Americans every year. Addiction is a mental disorder which compels someone to repeatedly use substances or engage in behaviors even though they have harmful consequences. Hamilton CHN Patient, Ethan, recalls...

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Understanding Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that is very common amongst Americans, however there are still many people who do not fully understand what diabetes is, its affects and how you can prevent it. Diabetes occurs when your glucose (blood sugar) levels...

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Understanding Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the second leading cancer-causing death for women in the United States. The National Cancer Institute estimates that there will be 268,600 new cases of female breast cancer in 2019, and an estimated 41,760 people will die of...

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The Best Defense Against the Flu

Summer has ended and fall is upon us, bringing its good friend, the Flu. Every year doctor’s offices, hospitals, and urgent care facilities are full of people carrying this awful virus, miserable from all of its symptoms. But there is...

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Visit, Learn, Apply: Hamilton Community Health Network Is Hosting A Job Fair For Certified Medical Assistants

HCHN is looking to fill several fulltime medical assistant (MA) positions in our seven clinic locations. Our MAs function as patient care assistants to all clinical providers in the clinics. This job fair will offer on-the-spot interviews for applicants who...

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Community Training Session

Part of IC2's work with community organizations in Flint's north end involves introducing opportunities that spark entrepreneurial and economic ideas, as well as introducing the tools to get started. We are teaming up with Flint ReCAST and other organizations to...

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Discussing Economic Development for North Flint

HCHN's Illuminating Community Change Project (IC2) and the North Flint Reinvestment Corporation (NFRC) discussed economic development; updates on research, strategy and implementation of the grant-funded project. Multiple area and state organizations attended the meeting to inform residents of job training...

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Diaper Drive

HCHN is proud to have taken part in this year's ABC12 Diaper Drive. Our obstetrics Medical Assistant Sharita White helped show the importance of diapers for families in need and how the bond between mom and baby leads to a...

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