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SPH This Week
November 22, 2015
December 11 Community-Wide Meeting
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Social Movements and the Creation of Conditions That Make People Healthy
How have social movements contributed to changes in the conditions that make people healthy?
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"Nobody Is Born with a Gun in Their Hand"
[VIDEO] Activists John Rosenthal and Clementina Chéry urged listeners to hold Congress, gun industry accountable at Dean's Seminar Series event.
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Population Health Approaches Squeezed Out by Individual Solutions
[VIDEO] At Public Health Forum, former NYC health commissioner Tom Farley argued that media’s framing of public health issues has let corporations and government off the hook.
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Drug Treatment Improvements Needed in Mexico
Expanded access to methadone clinics, additional outpatient treatment among recommendations.
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Vaccinations Don’t Eliminate Pneumonia Risk
All-cause pneumonia rates for adults and kids with "at-risk" conditions remain higher than for healthy people.
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SPH Community Marches against Racism
Faculty, students, and staff marched in solidarity with University of Missouri black peers on Tuesday.
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Public Health in Photos
[SLIDESHOW] Winning images selected in Student Senate’s Public Health Lens contest.
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When It Comes to Caregiver Health, Research Doesn’t Tell Whole Story
My personal experience opened my eyes to the inadequacies of the health care system in dealing with family caregivers.
by Lisa Fredman
Bloomberg Business
If You Paid $500 for a Gene Test, Would You Know What to Do with It? — quotes George Annas, professor of health law, ethics & human rights.
HUD Seeks Smoke-Free Public Housing — quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
Disease Victims Often Shut Out of Workers’ Comp System — quotes Leslie Boden, professor of environmental health.
Recognizing Mental Health Illness Among Veterans Is an Educational Competency — opinion co-written by Dean Sandro Galea and student Liang Chen
Thanksgiving Potluck
Monday, November 23, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, Founders Room.
Faculty Senate Meeting
Tuesday, November 24, 12:30 pm – 1:50 pm, CT305.
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