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Recent reports have explored health equity, injuries and sexual violence. Our series on social determinants of health — which spanned multiple issues and included infographics and a podcast — continues to draw acclaim.
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ADDRESSING HEALTH EQUITY [ [link removed] ]
In states and regions across the U.S., partners are joining together to build health equity.
Equity councils cross sectors to target roots of disparities: Partnerships elevate state, local work [ [link removed] ]
Independent councils are working to eliminate health disparities from the grassroots up.
State plans bring health equity focus to community level: Social determinants of health key [ [link removed] ]
Health equity strategies help public health agencies formulate steps to improve the health of all community members.
FOCUSING ON SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH [ [link removed] ]
Public health is repositioning itself at the national, state and local levels to focus on social determinants of health.
Healthy, safe housing linked to healthier, longer lives: Housing a social determinant of health [ [link removed] ]
Housing is a major social determinant that affects a person’s health and well-being.
Income inequality: When wealth determines health: Earnings influential as lifelong social determinant of health [ [link removed] ]
Science shows that low income is a significant risk factor in health, well-being and life expectancy.
PREVENTING SEXUAL ASSAULTS [ [link removed] ]
A public health approach focused on root causes can help prevent sexual assaults.
Campus sexual violence: Working to end it together: CDC strategies benefit schools, students [ [link removed] ]
Sexual violence can be dramatically reduced through primary prevention, which seeks to lower risk factors that contribute to harmful behavior.
CDC rape prevention program brings health lens to violence: Funding benefits work in every state [ [link removed] ]
CDC’s Rape Prevention and Education Program advances and integrates primary prevention strategies through a network of collaborative, multi-sector partners.
PREVENTING HARM FROM INJURIES, VIOLENCE [ [link removed] ]
Injuries and violence are major public health issues in the United States, leading to 214,000 deaths annually.
CDC reporting system helps prevent violent deaths: Data help communities build programs [ [link removed] ]
Data experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and across the country are helping communities find ways to prevent some people from early deaths.
Prevention driving health response to opioid epidemic: CDC prescribing guide shifting approach [ [link removed] ]
Confronting an opioid overdose epidemic that kills nearly 100 Americans every day takes a combination of interventions across sectors. But a common thread throughout is viewing the problem not as an epidemic of abuse, but as an epidemic of addiction.
SUPPORTING THE ALL OF US RESEARCH PROGRAM [ [link removed] ]
The All of Us Research Program is recruiting 1 million people for an unprecedented biomedical research program.
Americans stepping up to share their health data with All of Us: Research program marks first anniversary [ [link removed] ]
The federal program provides medical information to improve health outcomes and ways of preventing and treating chronic illnesses and diseases for millions of people.
Health providers play important role in All of Us enrollment [ [link removed] ]
Dozens of health care provider organizations nationwide are working to enroll All of Us study participants.
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