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Racism is a public health crisis. Decades of racism-infused social, economic, and political systems have led to inequitable communities. These areas face higher burdens of stress, disease, and premature death. Now, amid U.S. protests for racial/ethnic and social justice, city leaders are creating resolutions that declare racism a public health crisis and commit to action. ...
Some kids witness domestic violence or murder. Some see loved ones hurt in accidents. These kids still have to go to class or carry on while school is out for summer or due to a pandemic. They face a burden of stress and trauma that can interfere with their behavior and grades—and schools often aren’t even ...
Medical and health experts agree that being active outside is crucial to maintaining physical and mental health—as long as we keep 6 feet of distance between each other amid coronavirus. But social distancing is hard when so many more people are using sidewalks, trails, and parks. That’s where open streets can help. Open streets, which ...
Wonder what health equity looks like in your community? Select your county name and get a customized Health Equity Report Card from Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio, which shows your area stacks up in housing, transit, poverty, health care, food, and other health equity issues compared to your state and nation. The Health ...
About 1 in 6 children are food insecure. They don’t know where their next meal is coming from. Fortunately, your school can help these students! The new Salud America! “School Food Pantry Action Pack” is a free guide to help school personnel talk to decision-makers, work through logistics, and start a School Food Pantry to ...
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Since taking office, the Trump administration has made numerous moves that reduce the government’s role in combating cli…Chemical & Toxic Exposure
More than 30,000 people and groups submitted public comments to oppose the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Developm…Housing
What exactly is “health literacy”? Governmental health leaders want to provide a good definition. Healthy People 2030, a…Healthcare Access, Healthy Families & Schools
In February, the FDA announced its plan to review sunscreen product chemicals, many of which can harm people and the env…Healthy Families & Schools