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Upstream Jun 17
A Roadmap for a Rights-Based Relationship? Innovate, disrupt, and change. For the , & may not be comfortable and easy -- but they are absolutely necessary.
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Alexander Ulintz 12h
An interesting pilot approach to & food insecurity that dropped A1cs from 9.6 to 7.5 for $2400 per pt per year (coupled with 80% decrease in healthcare costs for patients). “New fresh-food prescriptions are beating pricey drugs”
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Douglas Webb 13h
Anti vaccination sentiment and the curious alliance of politics and anti-science. Now Italy.
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Lesley Barron Jun 20
. This is a great article.
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Priya Radhakrishnan Jun 21
Replying to @washingtonpost
Inner city USA has the same morbidly &mortality as African countries
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Health Affairs 6h
Longtime readers of Health Affairs will be glad to know that our popular Health Policy Briefs are back, now with a focus on the social determinants of health.
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André Picard Jun 21
Canada has its own crisis of separating kids from parents - Alarming rates of children seized by child welfare services: via
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$15 & Fairness! Jun 22
Workers in turned UP for last Saturday's Rally, and the momentum is growing! Learn how is organizing in local communities throughout the summer🌞. Then JOIN US at an upcoming event:
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Philip M. Alberti Jun 20
1/ Some personal thoughts: Research shows refugees are already among the most vulnerable of populations. Because of what they’re running from, what they endured as they ran, and the reception they receive.
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BCBSA Tweets Jun 20
Brenda Schmidt, , & Pat Geraghty, CEO of , talk about how local community programs are needed to address . BCBS companies are increasing access to reliable transportation, nutritious food, & more.
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Rita Hamad Jun 22
Gardening tip of the week: the same seed will turn into a towering tree or a small shrub, depending on the climate, soil, etc. Do you think the same might be true for human beings exposed to impoverished vs. rich environments? This is not , but epigenetics.
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NU National Collaborative to Address SDOH Jun 21
Did you miss our webinar on leveraging geospatial data resources to teach social determinants of health? You can watch a recording of it here!
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André Picard Jun 21
'There are more children in foster care today as there were in residential schools at their peak,' by … (2017) via
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HFWCNY Jun 21
Understanding a person’s zip code is just as important as one’s genetic code. To treat the whole person, health care must include strategies to address . We applaud Jacobs School of Medicine for inspiring medical students to address health equity.
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END RHD CRE Jun 14
Definitive systematic review of the links between social determinants of health and rheumatic heart disease just out in . This synthesis is a critical opportunity to address role of in ending RHD in Australia.
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Brian Rahmer Jun 20
Replying to @brianrahmer
“...aims to increase economic empowerment in neighborhoods by expanding partnerships with local and [people-of-color]-owned businesses, increasing hiring and training of city residents.”
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CdnPaediatricSociety Jun 21
“Failure is not an option,” says on ending boil water advisories on reserves.
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Julia Hanigsberg Jun 21
Happy to all the Indigenous clients, families, members of the team at We celebrate you and all your contributions & recognize how far we still have to go to make reconciliation complete
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Amit Arya Jun 18
“Bad deaths’ and ‘good deaths’ are largely determined by demographics.” A wonderful, spot-on essay on the intersection between the social determinants of health and . A must read.
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Brian Rahmer Jun 20
Replying to @brianrahmer
And here’s a question that’s never asked: What does poverty actually feel like, especially to a child? “It sinks deep into your bones, into the very sinews of your life and never leaves you. Poverty is more than the numbers that prove it...”
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