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Toward Understanding the Interplay of Environmental Stressors, Infectious Disease, and Human Health

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is holding a free workshop on January 15-16, 2019. Toward Understanding the Interplay of Environmental Stressors, Infectious Disease, and Human Health will examine emerging research findings on the…

Local Government as Health Champions: The Wake County Healthy Community Initiative

Note: This was originally posted on the Healthy Places by Design blog. By Tim Schwantes, Project Officer, Healthy Places by Design During a time when public confidence in government is low, six municipalities in Wake…

The Effect of Parental Incarceration on Children’s Health: Lessons Learned from a Health Impact Assessment

By: Judi Jennings, Special Project Director, Louisville, KY The Special Project recently completed a health impact assessment (HIA) demonstrating how public health leaders, artists and criminal justice reformers can work together to assess how parental incarceration harms…