Communities across the nation are finding themselves struggling to wrap their arms around a problem that is vastly underreported, where the biggest risk factor for opioid use in America is being in America. Read more
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This article first appeared on the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Women’s Health Policy site. INTRODUCTION Workplace benefits are an important part of balancing work, family, and medical needs. So called “fringe benefits” such as paid family leave and sick days can help employees meet their personal and family health care needs, while also fulfilling … Read more
For too long biking has been viewed skeptically as a white-people thing, a big city thing, an ultra-fit athlete thing, a twenty-something thing, a warm weather thing or an upper-middle class thing. And above all else, it’s seen as a guy thing. But guess what? The times they are a changing. Read more
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It’s the end of the year and while we love our jobs, we are excited to be taking a short break to spend some time with our friends and families. We hope you all have the opportunity to do the same. Below are a few of our favorite holiday-related geographies. We hope these maps bring … Read more
New national data show that at least 38 percent of children in every state have had at least one Adverse Childhood Experience or ACE, such as the death or incarceration of a parent, witnessing or being a victim of violence, or living with someone who has been suicidal or had a drug or alcohol problem. Read more
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