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Caitlin Buysse (Kandil)'s Blog

I had been researching pieces of the topic of my National Health Journalism Fellowship project,... more »
posted 12/21/11
As a National Health Journalism fellow, I will be examining the obstacles to healthy eating for... more »
posted 07/23/11

Caitlin Buysse (Kandil)'s Work

A Dorchester shelter works to transition women and their families to permanent housing through job training and education assistance, and also works to develop other skills like parenting and nutrition. In addition, these women have the opportunity to work on an urban farm.

Project: Fast Food

Despite those unhealthy calories, some fast food restaurants offer something rare in urban communities -- a clean and convenient place to hang out.

Project: Food Access

Healthy food is in short supply in communities of color