Health/Self-care

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A Global Conversation on Public Health and Pandemic Response

We have the tools — raw materials, surveillance, science, communication — to do better. “It is about political will” to make this a priority, so we don’t forget, like we did the lessons of the 1918 pandemic.

  • 04/07/2021
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Generational Healing

Policies are good, but educating about the perception of Native women in society needs to happen.

  • 03/25/2021
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Creating True Safety and Healing

Data suggests that prison is not an effective deterrent.

  • 02/25/2021
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Life After Prison

Two formerly incarcerated women share their stories.

  • 02/25/2021
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Putting Faith Into Heart Health

Dr. LaPrincess Brewer, a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, grew up in Charlotte, NC, attending a Black church. She

  • 02/25/2021
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Antiracism and Health Equity Funding

Antiracist research is a revolutionary way of doing research grounded in the understanding that racism is a fundamental cause of health inequities

  • 02/24/2021
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VIEW: Why We Need Public Health Education

The U.S. has the most expensive healthcare and education system in the world, but is terrible at keeping people healthy and educated.

  • 02/16/2021
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Cleansing Breaths

Our sighs when the Biden/Harris team was sworn in on January 20 are good starts. Breathing can help everything.

  • 01/23/2021
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A Conversation With Dr. Julie Amaon of Just the Pill

We want our patients to know that we are trusting them to know their bodies.

  • 01/22/2021
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Creating a Sing-Along

I want the women who watch my performance to know that no matter what the situation is, there is always someone who is going through the same thing as you, somewhere.

  • 01/21/2021
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Belonging to the World

Isolation and connection are not separate, nor are they opposites.

  • 01/21/2021
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VIEW: Why Public Health and Why Now

In this country, despite our medical/industrial complexes, we seem to have a “sick-care” system — one that is focused on treating the symptoms but not the causes

  • 01/18/2021