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How Rental Application Fees Contribute to Poverty

Excessive rental application fees may deter qualified low-income tenants from applying for better places to live, trapping them in their current situations.
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Social Determinants: Poverty, Death, and Healthcare

Social determinants, despite their intangible origins, have very tangible effects. In Baltimore, Maryland and other race- and class-segregated communities across America, there exists a 20-year life expectancy gap between wealthy and poor areas.
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Are Social Determinants of Health a Key to Health Care Value?

Payers are already rolling out initiatives to address Social Determinants of Health (SDoH). Some are also incorporating SDoH into value-based payments models.
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Poverty, Political Exploitation and the Spread of Tuberculosis

The history of the spread of Tuberculosis is inextricably linked to colonial and racist ventures, such as gold mining in South Africa.

What State Has the Highest Rate of Obesity in the Land?

In 2011, for the 7th year in a row, Mississippi was named the Fattest State in the Land weighing in with an obesity rate of 34.4%.
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Social Contact and Longevity: Is There a Relationship?

The cost of social isolation in human and economic terms is very high. We should take it very seriously now, as a huge wave of aging boomers is upon us.