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Hunting for Food Security

Seasonal hunting for wild game has the potential to feed a large portion of West Virginia’s food insecure residents.

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Katrina Forrest

Katrina Forrest is the Co-Executive Director of CityHealth, which works to help cities thrive by advancing evidence-based and equity-centered policies to improve people’s day-to-day quality of life, well-being, and health.

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What’s in My Tampon?

Measurable concentrations of endocrine disrupting chemicals were found in the tested panty liners, tampons, and pads.

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Disaggregation Reveals Disparities

Health research that treats all Asian American communities as a single homogeneous population obscures disparities among its many subpopulations.

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The Trauma of Colonization

The high percentage of psychological distress among Guam’s indigenous Chamorros speaks to the intergenerational trauma inflicted by colonization.

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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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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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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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Paid Leave Pays Off

Paid sick leave offers clear health advantages, but large disparities exist in who is offered these benefits.

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