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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: [EQ] Social Determinants of Health - What Doctors ...

We recognise that not every doctor has the opportunity to change the social determinants of health throughout the life course of individual patients and have thus included other ways in which they can make a difference, ...
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Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation's Together on Diabetes(R) Initiative Marks ... - MarketWatch (press release)

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation's Together on Diabetes(R) Initiative Marks ...MarketWatch (press release)...
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COPrevent: Colorado Social Determinants of Health - Data Profile and Training Slides

COPrevent: Colorado Social Determinants of Health - Data Profile and Training Slides | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it

f you were not able to attend the most recent Colorado's Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) training you can access the state Data Profile and Training Slides here

RT @LZHESDoH: some #SDOH materials from Colorado.
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cche: Connecticut Commission on Health Equity Second Annual Report

cche: Connecticut Commission on Health Equity Second Annual Report | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
CHE Second Annual Report Abstract: (RT @HealthJusticeCT: Annual Report from the CT Commission on Health Equity http://t.co/BGQjfX9A #hcsmct...)...
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Racial, Gender Disparities Among Pediatric Heart Transplant Patients Alive 10 Years After Surgery

Racial, Gender Disparities Among Pediatric Heart Transplant Patients Alive 10 Years After Surgery | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
White heart transplant patients under the age of 18 are more than twice as likely to be alive a decade after surgery as their African-American counterparts, new Johns Hopkins research suggests.
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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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BREAKING – Joint Commission Releases Historic Field Guide on ...

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BREAKING – Joint Commission Releases Historic Field Guide on LGBT Health Care. Posted on November 8, 2011 by The Network for LGBT Health Equity. Daniella Matthews-Trigg. Program Associate. Exciting News, Joint Commission ...
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Health Equity Matters: Strategies to Promote Influenze Uptake ...

The Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) encourages you to add a comment to this discussion. All comments will be moderated and reviewed by OMHHE staff. You may not post any unlawful, threatening, ...
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Low-Quality, High-Cost Hospitals, Mainly In South, Care For Sharply Higher Shares Of Elderly Black, Hispanic, And Medicaid Patients - RWJF

Low-Quality, High-Cost Hospitals, Mainly In South, Care For Sharply Higher Shares Of Elderly Black, Hispanic, And Medicaid Patients - RWJF | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
As policy-makers design national programs aimed at managing the quality and costs of health care, it is important to understand the potential impact on minority and poor patients and the hospitals that
provide most of their care.
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The Global Gender Gap Report 2011

The Global Gender Gap Report 2011 | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
The world has closed more than 90% of health and education gender gaps; but women still lag behind men on economic participation (60%) and political participation (18%).
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How To Advance Global Health Equity

How To Advance Global Health Equity | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
Despite some improvements in aggregate indicators of health globally over the past few decades, health inequities between and within countries have persisted, and in many regions and countries are widening.
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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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Just in case you missed it, here’s some of the latest health news and reports from this past week.
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HHS Releases Findings On ... - The Network for LGBT Health Equity

HHS Releases Findings On ... - The Network for LGBT Health Equity | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
HHS Releases Findings On How to Ask LGB on Surveys. Posted on November 11, 2011 by Dr. Scout. Scout, Ph.D. Director, Network for LGBT Health Equity. A Project of The Fenway Institute ...
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Hispanics in Massachusetts Burdened by Asthma - Latina Lista

Hispanics in Massachusetts Burdened by Asthma - Latina Lista | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
Hispanics in Massachusetts Burdened by AsthmaLatina ListaThe Pioneer Valley Asthma Coalition (PVAC) brings together public health, social justice, municipal, academic and health care groups, to address environmental and health disparities.
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The Lancet series on Brazil

The improvement of the social determinants of health, such as wealth, access to health care and reduce inequalities, were the main drivers of improved health status and life expectancy. The approach adopted by Brazil, ...
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What are the top 3 priorities? : Health Equity Initiative

What are the top 3 priorities? : Health Equity Initiative | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it

What are the top 3 priorities that need to be addressed to make
progress towards health equity in your community? http://t.co/IImOr8DY...

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Where you live can help determine your health, studies say

Where you live can help determine your health, studies say | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
Sabrina Oliver looked forward to good schools and safer streets when she moved her family from her crime-ridden and trash-strewn West Baltimore neighborhood to the suburbs, but was surprised to discover another benefit as well — a dramatic...
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Occupy Healthcare but don't forget about the Social Determinants of ...

Occupy Healthcare but don't forget about the Social Determinants of ... | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
Less visible in the Movement are messages about the social determinants of health (SDOH). The need for better integration of SDOH messages have been noted by blogger Nate Osit, who emphasizes the need for a more ...
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Safety Matters Blog: CDC Program Works Toward Healthy ...

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Through CDC's Healthy Communities Program, community members can minimize chronic diseases by working to reduce health risk factors and to attain health equity. Through National Networks for Community Change, the ...
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American Indian Health Disparities: Where’s the Moral Outrage? - ICTMN.com

A column by Dr. Margaret Moss about the staggering differences between the health of American Indians and other groups of people. (RT @alannogee: Shame RT @DrBobBullard American Indian Health Disparities: Where’s the Moral Outrage?
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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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RRHA and Richmond City Health District receive national award

RRHA and Richmond City Health District receive national award | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
RRHA and Richmond City Health District received the NAHRO 2011 National Award of Merit in Resident and Client Services for the establishment of community-based Resource Centers.
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Health Impact Assessment Blog: How Can We Get the Social Determinants of Health Message on the Public Policy and Public Health Agenda?

Health Impact Assessment Blog: How Can We Get the Social Determinants of Health Message on the Public Policy and Public Health Agenda? | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
RT @hiablog: How Can We Get the Social Determinants of Health Message on the Public Policy and Public Health Agenda?
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