Tag Archives: health disparities

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Health & Economics

Healthcare can be dependent on an individual’s/nation’s income. But, a country’s economy can be heavily influenced by better health practices and policies. As Bloom and Canning stated: “Health may be not only a consequence but also a cause of high income.” This can work through

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Making SpACEs for ACEs

Poverty. Divorce. Incarceration. Emotional abuse. Avoiding discussion of these topics can be easy due to their sensitivity, but in creating safe spaces of discussion for these Adverse Childhood Experiences, we can take a first step in reducing them. Adverse Childhood Experiences, more commonly known as

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Mass Incarceration: The H.I.V. Engine

Despite making up only 12 percent of the population, Black women represent 60 percent of all HIV infections in women in the United States. In fact, the rate of H.I.V. infection is 20 times higher among Black women compared to White women, making up 57