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November 12, 2012

Lisa Berkman (Harvard Site Director) & Jim House (Michigan Site Director) Connecticut Health Investigative Team

It’s one of the most disturbing trends in American public health: women’s life spans are shrinking in many parts of the U.S., and no one knows why.
November 12, 2012

Rachel Tolbert Kimbro (Cohort 3) Best Syndication News

Researcher from Rice University found that children living in poorer neighborhoods were at a higher risk for becoming obese than children who were living in high-class neighborhoods
November 12, 2012

Robert Wood Johnson & University of Pennsylvania Seed Grant Recipient

If you needed an automated external defibrillator to help a victim of sudden cardiac arrest, chances are you would have trouble finding one, even if a device were located nearby.
November 12, 2012

Lisa Berkman (Harvard Site Director) West Hartford News

Women's longevity took an unprecedented nosedive during the past decade
November 12, 2012

Sarah Gollust (Cohort 6) Hutchinson Leader

November 12, 2012 - Is healthy too hard?
November 12, 2012

Rachel Kimbro (Cohort 3) Medical Express

November 12, 2012 - Children living in poorer neighborhoods are nearly 30 percent more likely to be obese than children in more affluent residences
November 9, 2012

David Takeuchi (National Advisory Committee) 89.3 KPCC Southern California Radio

Many unknowns regarding health inequalities among immigrants
November 9, 2012

Candyce Kroenke (Cohort 3) Kaiser Permanente

The quality of a woman’s social networks—the personal relationships that surround an individual—appears to be just as important as the size of her networks in predicting breast cancer survival.
November 9, 2012

Candyce Kroenke (Cohort 3) The Telegraph - Health News

Having lots of friends and a supportive family when suffering from breast cancer significantly boosts the chances of survival.
November 8, 2012

Emily Walton (Cohort 8) Outcome Magazine

When Asian Americans live in neighborhoods that are not Asian ethnic neighborhoods, the education level of the neighborhood doesn’t affect their health.

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