Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health
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Uncovering the forces outside our individual control that determine how healthy we are
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Keys To the Closet: Federal Report Shows Stark Health Disparities ...

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Federal Report Shows Stark Health Disparities in Lesbian and Bisexual Women. The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is including lesbian and bisexual women as a special population in the Women's ...
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Study Finds Disparities in Hospital Care Associated with Excess Air Pollution - HealthCanal.com

Study Finds Disparities in Hospital Care Associated with Excess Air Pollution - HealthCanal.com | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
Study Finds Disparities in Hospital Care Associated with Excess Air PollutionHealthCanal.comThe study examined racial and ethnic disparities in hospital admissions and emergency room visits caused by exposure to ozone and fine particulate matter at...
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Health Equity Exchange : Health Equity Initiative

Health Equity Exchange : Health Equity Initiative | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it

The Health Equity Exchange is a space to voice comments,
ideas, and questions related to health equity.: http://t.co/ztN09vMw...

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Health Affairs article focuses on health care disparities facing people with disabilities

Two decades after the Americans with Disabilities Act went into effect, people with disabilities continue to face difficulties meeting major social needs, including obtaining appropriate access to health care facilities and services.
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Health Disparities News Roundup – Friday, November 11, 2011 ...

Health Disparities News Roundup – Friday, November 11, 2011 ... | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
Blog: National Partnership for Action: Improving Health Disparities Research – “Cross-posted from the healthcare.gov blog. This year we have achieved important milestones in our commitments to reduce racial and ethnic ...
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shannon mcgarry's comment, November 15, 2011 1:23 PM
Just in case you missed it, here’s some of the latest health news and reports from this past week.
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DC Central Kitchen - Healthy Corners

"There are so many places in D.C. where people can't get healthy meals, healthy foods. I It shouldn't be like that." Healthy Corners provides fresh fruits and veggies to places where people would otherwise have to travel miles to access these things...check out this video

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shannon mcgarry's comment, November 15, 2011 1:27 PM
A great video showing how bringing fruits and vegetables to convenience stores in neighborhoods with limited access to fresh produce can make a huge impact on the lives of the people in those communities!
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UnderstandingSociety: Health disparities in the US and China

UnderstandingSociety: Health disparities in the US and China | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it

Disparities in mortality across the eight Americas, each consisting of millions or tens of millions of Americans, are enormous by all international standards. The observed disparities in life expectancy cannot be explained by race, income, or basic health-care access and utilization alone. Because policies aimed at reducing fundamental socioeconomic inequalities are currently practically absent in the US, health disparities will have to be at least partly addressed through public health strategies that reduce risk factors for chronic diseases and injuries.

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