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Food Policy is Like Basketball

I’m writing about food policy – specifically, a recent study on California’s school nutrition standards – but first I need to talk basketball and the Golden State Warriors. 1,774 more words

Obesity In The News

Storify Recap Of May's CHAT: "Doula Care In Pregnancy"

Thanks to everyone who came out for tonight’s CHAT presentation, and special thanks to our presenters Rachel Hardeman and Katy Kozhimannil for sharing their knowledge and research results on doula care! 18 more words


Health equity and the City of Memphis

Health equity means everyone, regardless of their gender, race, income, and background, can get the same quality health care.

But it’s not happening in Memphis, not yet. 56 more words

Live At 9

Health Benefits of Green Space

Many of us know intuitively that green space matters. Real estate agents tell us that houses backing on to green space can cost $10,000 more than other homes in the same neighbourhood. 649 more words

Air Quality & The Built Environment

Toxic Stress! Childhood Roots of Adult Health Inequities

We will never achieve health equity unless we address the childhood roots of health inequities. Here is presentation I recently gave in Sacramento, California.

To learn what you can do remember the… 45 more words

Public Health Practice

In Sickness and In Health…

By Stephanye R. Clarke

I am worried about our children.

Now THAT is an attention-seeking opening if I ever saw one, but it is from the heart, nonetheless. 933 more words


Mental Illness and ‘Community’: Oft used, seldom defined, and poorly understood

By Dr. Sean Kidd, Head of the Psychology Service of CAMH’s Schizophrenia Services and Assistant Professor with the University of Toronto Department of Psychiatry

The term “community” is a central concept in mental health reform and recovery conversations. 1,000 more words