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Top content this week:
The US Health Disadvantage and Clinicians: An Interview with Paula Braveman
Last week, …Continue
Added by Linda Sharp on February 26, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments
[Note: This is adapted from a blog I posted on HealthAffairs on February 22, 2013]
The US spends far more per person on health care than any other nation. …Continue
Added by Rishi Manchanda on February 22, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Of all the debates about violence that have been recently discussed, I think this recently published article in Wired is the most interesting. It explains the work of Cure Violence, a Chicago-based NGO dedicated to interrupting the cycle of violence in U.S. cities. What do you think? Is this a fitting analogy? What is the role of the…Continue
Added by Linda Sharp on February 21, 2013 at 7:59am — No Comments
Have you seen Unnatural Causes? Well here is their next project: The Raising of America, Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation.
HealthBegins is a proud supporter of this film.
Added by Ricky Y. Choi on February 19, 2013 at 8:56pm — No Comments
This week: Geomedicine in the Washington Post
Geomedicine "uses geographic information system (GIS) technology to correlate environmental conditions with health risks. The hope is that this data, integrated into a patient’s medical…Continue
Added by Linda Sharp on February 7, 2013 at 7:39pm — No Comments
Here's a shocking statistic: every 2.5 days a construction worker dies in Texas. The Workers Defense Project in Austin, Texas has been able to impact this distressing statistic and save countless lives- read more about it here. This group also…Continue
Added by Linda Sharp on February 5, 2013 at 6:35pm — No Comments
Take a look at this Washington Post article about how geomedicine is changing the way we help vulnerable populations!
HealthBegins, which was…Continue