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Next CHAT April 14th - "Housing Is Healthcare: Homelessness in Minnesota"

Join us Tuesday, April 14th, for our next CHAT (Community Health and Advocacy Talks): “Housing Is Healthcare: Homelessness in Minnesota.” Our presenter for the evening will be Monica Nilsson, Director of Community Engagement for… 106 more words

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Storify Recap Of March CHAT: "LGBTQ Health in Minnesota 2012-2014"

Thank you to all of the community members, physicians and students who came out for our CHAT session on March 10th. Special thanks to John Salisbury and the Rainbow Health Initiative for sharing valuable data from RHI and leading a lively and informative discussion! 8 more words

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The Arc of Injustice: How Racism Kills

The tragic deaths of Oscar Grant, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, and untold others, still grieve our national conscience. But more black men die in America from heart disease than from police brutality, and we never mention those parallel realities in the same breath, let alone collectively mourn those dead. 722 more words

Medicine And Me

Health Equity: Addressing Important Underlying Assumptions

The issue of health equity is a vital social and economic one for this nation, having been articulated and quantified in a number of recent studies. 372 more words

Health In Trenton

Health Equity: Addressing Important Underlying Assumptions

The issue of health equity is a vital social and economic one for this nation, having been articulated and quantified in a number of recent studies. 372 more words

Community Health

Poverty, Housing & Population Health- OH MY!

By Stephanye R. Clarke

It’s simple, really— if one wants to be as healthy as possible, three simple steps are:

  • Avoid poverty;
  • Live in safe, quality, housing in a walkable neighborhood with lots of green space; and…
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Consumers

Excess Drinking Hurts. We Can Limit the Harm.

Excess drinking hurts. There is nothing unusual about addiction, and as families open up and share experiences we are understanding the magnitude of their losses in ways we never have before. 224 more words

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