The harmful effects of discrimination are well established. Prior studies have documented that the negative effects of discrimination extend to a wide-array of behavioral, mental, and physical health outcomes. 467 more words
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Some health care leaders view with trepidation the new, disruptive health care alliance formed by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase. But I’m excited because disruption is all about delivering a new level of value for consumers. 1,203 more words
By Stephanie Watson-Grant, DrPH, MEASURE Evaluation
Capacity building for rigorous evaluations is not a phrase that was part of my vocabulary ten or even five years ago. 472 more words
Libby, Montana was home to W.R Grace & Company, formerly known as Zonolite Co., which operated one of the largest vermiculite mines in the country. Vermiculite is a widely used substance that can be found in products ranging in fertilizer, insulation to animal feed. 614 more words
Question What is the association of weight gain from early to middle adulthood with health outcomes later in life?
Findings During a follow-up of 18 years in 92 837 US women and 15 years in 25 303 US men, compared with participants who maintained a stable weight (weight loss ≤2.5 kg or gain <2.5 kg), those who gained a moderate amount of weight (≥2.5-<10.0 kg) had increased incidence of type 2 diabetes (absolute rate difference/100 000 person-years of 98 in women and 111 in men), cardiovascular disease (61 in women), obesity-related cancer (37 in women and 42 in men), and mortality (51 among women who never smoked). 28 more words