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Healthy Corner Stores, Healthier Communities

In San Francisco, the Healthy Retail initiative is building healthier corner stores to improve tobacco control, alcohol prevention, and healthy nutrition.

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Barbara Stilwell

Public Health Post spoke with Dr. Barbara Stilwell about her work to better define nurses’ roles in the field of public health.

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Chatbot Chats to Improve Health

As technology and our psychology continue to evolve, it is critical to understand how best to use chatbots in public health interventions.

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Why Is Vaccine Hesitancy Trending?

Now more than ever, health experts and community leaders need to be active on social media to combat the vast amounts of vaccine misinformation circulating.

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Biodegradable, But Make It Fashion

Recommending priorities to better understand the environmental and human health threats from microfibers from synthetic textiles.

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Why Foster Youth Need Sex-Ed

Youth in foster care or the juvenile justice system have higher rates of pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, and associated sexual risk behaviors.

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Climate Changes Fetal Hearts

Warming temperatures have the potential to impact the health of unborn children: heat and high temperatures can also interfere with fetal heart development.

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Rooftop Farms as Pharmacies

Boston Medical Center’s rooftop farm acts as a green roof to reduce energy consumption and sources local foods for providers to prescribe to patients.

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Cultural Cycle Track

Local cities or funding institutions should give out small business loans to locals to own and operate the businesses beside the cycle track.

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