Tag: Social Determinants of Health

Tag: Social Determinants of Health

ACEs: Childhood Residue in the Aging Body
November 3, 2021 ACEs Aware, The Latest LPOC Organization

Two decades worth of research points to a formidable link between our earliest life experiences and our health in old age. Scientists have associated a childhood spent in poverty, for example, with a variety of medical conditions at age 50 and older.

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Food Insecurity, Neighborhood Food Environment, and Nutrition Health Disparities: State of the Science
July 9, 2021 LPOC Organization

This three-day virtual NIH workshop, sponsored in part by NHLBI, aims to review the state of the science related to food insecurity and the neighborhood food environment, then identify research gaps and opportunities. Participants also will explore innovative research strategies that could inform policies and practices that help prevent diet-related health disparities, as well as promote health equity.

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Hospitals, insurers invest big dollars to tackle patients’ social needs
June 23, 2021 The Latest LPOC Organization

In the past decade, dozens of studies funded by state and federal governments, private hospitals, insurers and philanthropic organizations have looked into whether addressing patients’ social needs improves health and lowers medical costs.

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Social Determinants of Health Symposium
October 8, 2020 LPOC Organization

Experts will discuss the inseparable relationship between the social determinants of health and health outcomes. Industry leaders will provide challenges and successes, best practices, and strategies to effectively advance community health.

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