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November 14, 2011

James Knickman (National Advisory Committee) NY1

National Advisory Committee member, James Knickman  is interviewed on NY1 regarding federal funds for local programs to improve medical care
November 14, 2011

Thomas LaVeist (National Advisory Committee) The Baltimore Sun

Where you live can help determine your health. A Baltimore family sees improvements after their move to a better neighborhood.
November 11, 2011

Harvey Fineberg (National Advisory Committee)

A three-pronged health challenge is putting the squeeze on already-scarce resources in the developing world, with heart disease, diabetes, and other chronic ailments growing
November 11, 2011

Douglas Jutte (Cohort 1), Malo Hutson (Cohort 4) & Kaja LeWinn (Cohort 5) Health Affairs

Bringing Researchers And Community Developers Together To Revitalize A Public Housing Project And Improve Health
November 9, 2011

Elizabeth Rigby (Cohort 3) Health Affairs

Now Playing Saving Money And Improving Patient Care In Medicare: Ideas For The Joint Select Committee
November 7, 2011

Sacoby Wilson (Cohort 3)

In anticipation of Halloween, Environment America held an event today to unveil the Ten Scariest Facts about the Chesapeake Bay, showing that a terrifying concoction of nitrogen, phosphorous, and other pollutants have made the Bay a ghost of its former self.
November 5, 2011

Mark Hatzenbuehler (Cohort 8) The Columbus Dispatch

Most school districts in Franklin County ban bullying in a general way: No student should be harassed for any reason, by any method.
November 3, 2011

Rachel Kimbro (Cohort 3) Houston & Texas

The number of Houston-area residents living in very poor neighborhoods almost doubled over the past decade, which researchers say increases their risk for unemployment, health problems and crime.
October 31, 2011

Alison Buttenheim (Cohort 7) Health Day

Schools are an important site of exposure for children. All of our measures point to increasing exposure to intentionally unvaccinated children among California kindergarteners, a worrisome trend.
October 28, 2011

Jason Block (Cohort 5) The New York Times

Having a fast food restaurant in the neighborhood may have little to no impact on the weight of adults who live nearby, according to a U.S. study of more than 3,000 people.

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