09 Jan
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The Connections Between Marriage, Couple Relationships, and Health

The health benefits of marriage have been much commented on and are often misunderstood. The significance of the growing body of evidence establishing the connections is now becoming clearer. A new series of NHMRC publications address these issues in depth and are an invaluable and reliable resource for health researchers, healthcare professionals and health policy […]

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09 Jan
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A call for collaboration with spousal and family caregivers in the proposed Medicare Better Care, Lower Cost Act (S. 1932)

A letter and bill recommendations to Senators Wyden and Isakson, from senior health care and family systems professionals (clinicians, researchers and educators) with special interest and expertise in chronic illness.    See also this blog post by Matt Martin, PhD., LMFT, Theodora Ooms, MSW and Jana Staton, PhD. : A vehicle to promote couple and family-centered, integrated […]

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09 Jan
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Reseach & Culture: Asian and Pacific Islanders

The following resources were compiled by the NHMRC to serve as a reference for practitioners, marriage and family researchers, advocates, and other professionals interested in learning more about marriage and  Asian and Pacific Islanders.These resources are intended to provide an introduction to the cultural population and highlight information on marriage in that cultural population. These […]

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09 Jan
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Research & Culture: Hispanics and Latinos

The following resources were compiled by the NHMRC to serve as a reference for practitioners, marriage and family researchers, advocates, and other professionals interested in learning more about marriage and  Hispanics and Lantinos.These resources are intended to provide an introduction to the cultural population and highlight information on marriage in that cultural population. These are […]

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09 Jan
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Marriage and Divorce Statistics by Culture

The resources on this page were compiled by the NHMRC to serve as a reference for practitioners, marriage and family researchers, advocates, and other professionals interested in learning more about marriage and its relation to a particular culture / ethnicity. These resources are intended to provide an introduction to the cultural population and highlight information on […]

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09 Jan
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Research & Culture: Native Americans

The following resources were compiled by the NHMRC to serve as a reference for practitioners, marriage and family researchers, advocates, and other professionals interested in learning more about marriage and  Native Americans.These resources are intended to provide an introduction to the cultural population and highlight information on marriage in that cultural population. These are not […]

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09 Jan
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African Americans and Black Community

The following resources were compiled by the NHMRC to serve as a reference for practitioners, marriage and family researchers, advocates, and other professionals interested in learning more about marriage and  African Americans. These resources are intended to provide an introduction to the cultural population and highlight information on marriage in that cultural population. These are […]

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09 Jan
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Marriage and Relationship Education (MRE) Program Development and Management Manual

This Manual draws from previously developed resources created by the NHMRC as well as incorporating tools and strategies suggested by those working in the MRE field.  The NHMRC was designed as a clearinghouse to advance the field of MRE.  Funded by the federal Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families Office […]

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09 Jan
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Relationships Matter

Policymakers are thinking about relationship education as part of their teen pregnancy prevention strategies. For example, in March 2010, health reform legislation recognized relationship education as part of the pregnancy prevention programs. Similarly, the federal State Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) includes relationship education as one the “adulthood preparation subjects” that are allowable through that […]

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