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Latest Social determinants of health Stories

2014-01-16 10:08:28

Torontonians living in neighborhoods that aren't conducive to walking have a 33 per cent greater risk of developing diabetes or being obese, according to new research.

2014-01-13 00:22:30

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission Calls for Shift in Funding Priorities to Ensure All Children have Access to Early Childhood Development Programs by 2025 WASHINGTON, Jan.

2013-11-19 12:39:07

Although health behaviors such as smoking are directly linked to the majority of early deaths in the UK, tackling these individual factors fails to address the underlying cause.

2013-10-16 23:28:44

The IMPACT summit connects influential business leaders in various sectors with an opportunity to expand their view on cutting edge technologies through the eyes of emerging early stage companies.

2013-07-03 11:09:54

Diabetes is strongly associated with socioeconomic status (SES): low income, low education, and low occupational status are all linked to a higher risk for diabetes.

2013-04-25 20:35:34

Physicians from the Departments of Pediatrics and Family Medicine at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) are proposing that current pediatric guidelines and practices could be implemented within a Patient Centered Medical Home model to address social determinants of health.

2013-04-04 23:01:18

HealthKeep.com connects people with like symptoms, medications and conditions.

2013-03-20 15:49:32

Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), a key feature of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), aim to control health care costs, enhance quality in health care and improve population health.

2013-01-10 05:00:51

Public Health Foundation Enterprises (PHFE) to focus on supporting programs that reduce gun violence and promote accessible mental health services Los Angeles,


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.