Dr. Ira J. Chasnoff has an interesting piece on the Psychology Today blog called “Alcohol, Pregnancy, and Racial and Social Class Bias.” (December 9, 2014) 239 more words
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There’s an old saying that “women hold up half the sky”. But around the world, women–and thus their families–are living in poverty with little access to the education that can help them to make a decent living and promote the health of their families. 512 more words
We’re working on our Common Agenda, including fine-tuning long-term outcomes, setting targets & selecting indicators for our Collective Impact Initiative.
To engage in shared measurement, we need to adopt shared indicators that can be measured by each service-delivery partner in the initiative, so we can track our collective progress toward our goals. 348 more words
Henrietta Lacks did not share much of her medical situation with her family. Some may argue she did not have the knowledge or education to share; however, the story presented by Rebecca Skloot paints a picture of Henrietta deliberating withholding the information. 747 more words
Darcell Harrison never knew how serious asthma could be until his teens, when his cousin, unable to breathe, frightened the whole family with repeated trips to the emergency room. 140 more words