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3 November 2015
Over 3000 Words
El Poder del Consumidor is an organization fighting Coca-Cola's power over health care decisions in Mexico. The organization tried many tactics but only found success after finding friends with enough money to compete...
8 May 2015
San Diego, California, United States
Diabetes hits US immigrant communities especially hard, with genetics and higher-calorie diets explaining just part of it. Support groups help immigrants with diabetes to find a way to eat healthy in the American high...
3 July 2014
Port Chester, New York, United States
We know how to prevent diabetes - but the U.S, medical system, with its twisted priorities, doesn’t cover prevention. A new program at the YMCA aims to build structured, effective prevention measures.
5 February 2014
Williamson, West Virginia, United States
“Sustainable Williamson” combined ideas and initiatives from local officials, community members, nonprofit organizations to address both the economy and the well-being of a community where unemployment and drug use we...
3 September 2013
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Over 3000 Words
Preventing and treating chronic disease for low-income patients is one of the most vexing and expensive public health problems in this country - the healthcare system in Memphis, Tennessee, is not immune. But in the m...
6 June 2012
If rich people need life insurance, poor people need it more. Here’s how millions of poor people are getting it – including people with AIDS.
18 April 2012
New York, New York, United States
Programs to get fresh produce carts to areas with no access to healthy food work best when government and determined entrepreneurs team up. Success from this model is evident in New York City, where the city has incen...
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