National Academy of Medicine

The Case for Health Literacy – Moving from Equality to Liberation

The majority of health literacy research focuses on providing support to patients and strengthening individual health literacy skills. Th
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Redesigning Provider Payments to Reduce Long-Term Costs by Promoting Healthy Development

ABSTRACT | Cognitive, affective, and behavioral health (CAB) conditions are among the costliest and fastest grow
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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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