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The stories & activism behind Priya's Shakti

More interesting than the superhero-style comic book that anchors the Priya’s Shakti project, at least for me, are a series of audio interviews with assault victims… 207 more words

Info Comics

It’s spring: Protect yourself and your family against mosquitoes

After yet another warm winter in South Carolina, spring is upon us — and so is mosquito season.

As you and your family head outside, remember that now is the time to begin taking action to protect yourself and your loved ones from mosquitoes — even if mosquitoes are the unofficial… 490 more words


CHM Flint endowed professor of public health to cap off Spring Brownbag Series

Social Determinants of Behavioral Health

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It is well established that place matters with respect to health and health outcomes. In behavioral health studies of violence, alcohol and other drug use, and mental health, there is growing evidence that environmental risk and social determinants are strong predictors of behavior in highly disordered environments. 349 more words

Center News

Step it Up! Walking Challenge

Ottawa & Allegan County, lace up your walking shoes & get ready for a free 6-week walking challenge.

Ottawa and Allegan Parks and Recreation and Department of Public Health are teaming up to bring the community another… 513 more words

Public Health

How a tiny change allowed kids to use a lead-polluted Salem factory

A seemingly innocuous change by state regulators allowed a former Salem battery manufacturing plant to be redeveloped into commercial space – including a cafe, gym, roller rink, brewery and batting cages – despite what turned out to be extreme lead contamination lingering inside. 15 more words

The Oregonian

March 27, 1807: Birth of James P. Kirkwood

March 27, 1807: Birth of James P. Kirkwood who authored the classic book Report on the Filtration of River Waters, which was the first book in any language to focus on the filtration of municipal water supplies. 216 more words