National Academy of Medicine

An Environmental Scan of Recent Initiatives Incorporating Social Determinants in Public Health

The foundational importance of social, environmental, and economic factors as determinants of health has l
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Numbers Get In the Way

Increasingly over the past decade, health literacy researchers and practitioners have been turning their attention to issues of numeracy, recognizing that numeric tasks related t
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“Well-Being in All Policies”: Promoting Cross-Sectoral Collaboration to Improve People’s Lives

In “A New Perspective on the Health of Canadians,” Marc Lalonde, the Canadian Minister of National Health and
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Preparing Health Care and Public Health Professionals for Team Performance: The Community as Classroom

Today, team-based health care is no longer an innovation or even a choice. Increasingly, providers
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Considerations for a New Definition of Health Literacy

The field of health literacy has evolved over the decades. While early work focused on individual skills (and deficits) and specific products (bro
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CDC’s 6|18 Initiative: Accelerating Evidence into Action

The long delay between the creation of new evidence for primary prevention by public health and widespread adoption into best practice by the healt
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