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Useful Resource: Medicaid Fact Sheets

The Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (CCF) policy and research center seeks “to expand and improve high-quality, affordable health coverage for America’s children and families. 95 more words

Social Determinants Of Health

JAMA Forum: Housing as a Step to Better Health

JAMA Forum: Housing as a Step to Better Health

The medical profession now broadly recognizes that there is much more to good health than having affordable access to excellent medical care. 1,331 more words

Health Policy

Useful Resource: Why are some Americans more likely to fall off the “cliff of good health”?

A recent video from the Urban Institute explains the importance of social determinants of health and how they contribute to health disparities found in the United States. 14 more words

Health Disparities

A Global Perspective of Childbirth: La Republica Dominicana and the United States

This week’s blog is a bit different from previous ones. One of our group member’s, Melina, chose to give us a glimpse at the different perspectives her mother had giving birth in both the Dominican Republic and in the U.S. 499 more words

Using Social Determinants of Health Data

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Health Economics

ACHIEVING EQUITY: THE RELATION BETWEEN HEALTH AND EDUCATION THROUGH EARLY CHILDHOOD SCHOOL PROGRAMMING

By: Mirren Galway

The 1982 policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics claiming childhood difficulties in school and family life can affect childhood development introduced the idea that a combination of health and environmental factors contribute to an individual’s health (Theiss & Regenstein, 2017). 1,366 more words

Decreasing the Incidence of Eating Disorders through Interventions Targeting Youth, Media Pressures and Body Image

By: Maddy Brogan

Throughout history, women have transformed their appearance to conform to a beauty ideal. Ancient Chinese aristocrats bound their feet as a show of femininity; American and European women in the 1800s cinched in their waists so tightly, some suffered internal damage; in some African cultures, women continue to wear plates in their lower lips, continually stretching the skin to receive plates of larger size. 1,492 more words