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The Impact of Trauma on Children’s Lives, the Need for Safe Neighborhoods, A Good Education AND A Chance to Realize the American Dream are the Real Cliffs Many American Children Face Every Day.
Please read more in the Huffington Post linked below.…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on December 31, 2012 at 12:17am — No Comments
A Few Sober Opinions About the NEED to Curb Obesity and Prevent Chronic Disease…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on December 27, 2012 at 10:44pm — No Comments
According to the CDC, 9.4% of teens in a recent survey reported being physically abused by a romantic partner in the past 12 months — that included being slapped, hit or intentionally injured. Bonnie Rochman brings us a serious topic for a "Family Matters" discussion.
Why Teen Victims of Dating Violence Can’t Break the Cycle
Time, Bonnie Rochman,…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on December 21, 2012 at 12:54am — No Comments
Can We Really Eliminate Health Disparities?
According to Maryland Lt. Governor Anthony Brown.. “as we look at health reform, there are real opportunities to address disparities in health. As we expand access, we need to increase quality and equity. I believe we can eliminate health disparities.” Read more at the article linked below.
Health Enterprise Zones: "I Believe We Can…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on December 20, 2012 at 11:47am — No Comments
Race – and Place Matters for Health. This is Not New Information. Unless –as a society -- We Pay Attention, these will continue to have Devastating Effects. In the long-term These Effects will Affect Us All.
“In 2001, David R. Williams and Chiquita Collins called racial residential segregation “a fundamental cause” of health disparities. For some time…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on December 13, 2012 at 2:27pm — No Comments
Let’s Face It – in 99 Percent of These Cases, It Is About The Almighty Dollar. These Industries want to make money and at any cost. This is why parents, teachers and schools must be ever vigilant in protecting children from obesity by helping them to make good food choices. This means seeing to it that healthy, nutritious food is available. Of course, it is also very profitable to provide healthy nutritious food to children; unfortunately, very few of these "BIG"…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on December 9, 2012 at 4:03am — No Comments
Access to Health Care and Resources for Transgender People
Transgender people face massive and systemic discrimination within the health care system. From instances of humiliation and degradation to outright refusals to provide care, the health care system presents a minefield of discrimination for transgender people seeking to access care. The end result is a community-wide disengagement from the health care system…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on December 7, 2012 at 6:31pm — No Comments