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Excessive rental application fees may deter qualified low-income tenants from applying for better places to live, trapping them in their current situations.
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.
Payers are already rolling out initiatives to address Social Determinants of Health (SDoH). Some are also incorporating SDoH into value-based payments models.
The history of the spread of Tuberculosis is inextricably linked to colonial and racist ventures, such as gold mining in South Africa.
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%.
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.