Everyone should have an equal opportunity to attain their highest level of health. Understanding and utilizing the Social Determinants of Health, structural elements and conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age, can lead to a holistic approach to disease prevention.
In preparation for his upcoming webinar, "Why should we care about urban hospital closings?", we asked Dr. Alan Sager about the context surrounding survival, need, and efficiency of hospitals in urban communities.
Using two of her own studies on the effects of policy decisions on LGBT mental health as examples, Dr. Julia Raifman talks about how health care providers and others working with LGBT people can improve health by shaping social environments.
The World Bank now supports $128 million in development projects aimed at violence prevention. We also now have a tremendous opportunity at hand to offer help to women who are victims of violence or at-risk.
Matt, Chris, and Don 'run' through a study on exercise and academic achievement, then Matt drills Chris on why he’s so skeptical about observational studies, and Don seems to suggest it's ok to talk on the phone while crossing the street as long as you're in good shape.