National Academy of Medicine

Investing in Children to Promote America’s Prosperity

“America, the land of opportunity” has been the historical rallying cry inspiring individuals to work their hardest to succeed. Although today’s chi
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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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The ROI of Health and Well-Being: Business Investment in Healthier Communities

Abstract | Businesses are gaining a greater understanding of the effect that employee health and the health of the communities in which busines
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Third Annual DC Public Health Case Challenge: Supporting Mental Health in Older Veterans

In 2015 the National Academy of Medicine and the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement of the National Academi
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Social Determinants of Health 101 for Health Care: Five Plus Five

Introduction Social determinants of health (SDoH) is a relatively new term in health care. As defined by the World Health Organization (
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Public Health 3.0: A Call to Action for Public Health to Meet the Challenges of the 21st Century

Public health is what we do together as a society to ensure the conditions in which everyone can be healthy. Although many secto
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