National Academy of Medicine

A Call to Strengthen Mental Health Supports for Refugee Children and Youth

  A refugee is someone who has fled from his or her home country and cannot return because he or she has a well-founded f
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Health, Equity and the Narrative of Place

Racism affects health through both direct means (for example, the chronic activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and associated stress hormones,
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An American Crisis: The Lack of Black Men in Medicine

This paper originally appeared in the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities (2017) 4:317-321. Reprinted by permission.   The current
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Health Inequities, Social Determinants, and Intersectionality

In this essay, we focus on the potential and promise that intersectionality holds as a lens for studying the social determinants of health, r
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Expulsion and Suspension in Early Education as Matters of Social Justice and Health Equity

Scientists have a central role in addressing the challenges that face society. The primary purpose of research
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Health Literacy in Dentistry and Navajo Nation Community Health Representatives

In this paper we discuss the importance of the efforts of community health representatives to improve general health on t
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Building a Culture of Health Equity at the Federal Level

The United States spends significantly more resources on health care than any other nation. Despite this fact and the remarkable improvements in
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