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A Colonizer’s Diet

Eating processed foods became necessary for survival, but firmly established unhealthy eating patterns in the American territories of the Pacific Islands.

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Food for Thought

Fast food isn’t the only type of restaurant deserving of the “unhealthy” label. Fast-casual and full-service restaurants also struggle to meet nutritional standards.

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Integration Walls

Researchers examined state and local laws throughout the U.S. and determined where these laws are more or less supportive of immigrants.

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Green Crime of Colonization

U.S. colonial and military activity has created legacies of environmental pollution in the U.S. Pacific territories of Guam, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands.

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Housing Policy & Health Equity During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Pandemic-related financial hardship has created an extreme eviction and housing crisis among low-income and predominantly minority communities already economically marginalized and experiencing high levels of Covid-19 infection and death.

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(PrEP)aring for Campus Activities

Providing PrEP on college campuses will assist in the fight to end the HIV epidemic. Students seeking sexual health care in college health clinic settings deserve to hear about the options that allow them to best protect themselves.

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Risky Networks Increase DUI Risk

Identifying and reducing risky influences, such as drinking partners, and promoting positive influences can reduce the risk for driving under the influence.

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Breathing Room

Temporary Covid-19-related changes de-densifying living and working conditions for some migrant farm workers are not seen as improvements by all, potentially jeopardizing health and permanent implementation.

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Having a Beef with Cattle

Livestock pollution bears down disproportionately on communities of color and lower socioeconomic status—but is not inevitable.

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Dying at Home: The Unsung Role of Home Care Workers

While many Americans wish for a death at home, the living feel uncertain about how to create a ritually satisfying experience. As a result, immigrant home care workers find themselves helping families manage the dying process, even though it is not part of their official job description.

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