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    The WEIGHT of the NATION: To Win, We have to Lose

    Confronting America’s Obesity Epidemic - Obesity in America has reached a catastrophic level. Almost every aspect of our lives is threatened. The first step toward ending the damage is learning how to fight back.  

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    Dr. Anthony B. Iton on the Health-Wealth Connection. Dr. Iton shares his thoughts on how economic insecurity can adversely affect an individual's health.

     

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    Dr. Anthony B. Iton on Place and Health 

     

     

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    With Health And Justice For All

    To fix our justice system, we need to go beyond talking about police and prisons. We need to focus on health.

     

     

    To get a written transcript of this video, go to the YouTube version at this address: American Public Health Association.  Click on the More button for the transcript.

    A Tale of Two ZIP Codes

    When it comes to our health, our zip code matters more than our genetic code. For many communities in California and across the United States, easy access to healthy food options, parks for exercise, and good schools determines quality & length of life.

     

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    What is Health Equity?

    This three-minute motion graphic video, produced by the Health Equity Institute, explains how social, economic and environmental conditions can create health inequities and how these inequities can affect health disparities.       

     

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    Roots of Health Inequity: A Web-Based Course for the Public Health Workforce

    How can we tackle health inequity? Where do we start? Roots of Health Inequity has been used by public health practitioners and educators to inspire passion among staff members and students. In this video, Dr. Linda Rae Murray (Chief Medical Officer for the Cook County (IL) Department of Public Health), Kimberly Pettiford, MPH (Community Health Promotion Specialist, The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency) and Dr. Jennifer Hebert-Beirne (Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago) discuss why Roots of Health Inequity is a critical tool in the fight against heath inequities.  

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    This course is still available on the National Association of County and City Health Official's (NACCHO) website.

    Social Inequalities in Health (National Institute of Health)

    Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Lecture Series: Social inequalities in health by: Ann Morning, Ph.D.

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