Your ZIP code is more important than your genetic code,” said David Erickson, director of the Center for Community Development Investments at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, at Thursday’s “Are Our Neighborhoods Making Us Sick?” webinar.
HEALTH bosses have called on Plymouth City Council to push for a smoking ban in rented homes. The council is being urged to introduce a smoke-free policy and a smoke-free tenancy agreement as part of its Housing Plan 2012-2017. More…
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Researchers have long observed food insecurity— difficulty providing food for all one’s family members, known as hunger in its most severe form —and obesity occurring together in the same communities, families, and individuals.
Organizations and community members fight for healthier homesThe Circle NewsHealthy Homes Healthy Kids is a program created to fight against housing disparity.
BVO in soda The US continues to make headlines, this time for allowing another questionable synthetic chemical in soda. Mountain Dew, Fanta Orange and other citrus-flavored drinks have an added synthetic chemical called …
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Democratic state Sen. Virgil Smith is preparing to introduce legislation later today that would exempt Detroit from a provision in the state’s Right to Farm Act that restricts municipalities from exercising regulatory authority over agriculture.