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When it comes to public health and environmental justice, we have yet to understand what causes a disproportionate number of asthma diagnoses and severe symptoms among Memphis children.
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Due to lack of funding and stigma, law enforcement is often on the front lines for mental health crises and the aftermath of suicides in California's Mendocino County.
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Homelessness is a health crisis, and the clock is ticking. With homeless life expectancy between 42 and 52, and half of the nation's homeless at least 50, it's not surprising that Orange and several other California counties have seen a dramatic rise in homeless deaths in recent years.

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In Indian Country, generational poverty, poor schools and a lack of health care all contribute to chronically high rates of stress during childhood.

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