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- Adversity - poverty, inequality, abuse, slavery
- Aging, independence, and retirement income
- Cheating, counterfeiting, deception, dishonesty, fraud, misrepresentation
- Conflict prevention and management
- Control of non-communicable diseases
Includes tobacco, alcohol, overweight/obesity
- Early childhood development
- Environmental and occupational
- Global Health
- Governance failures
- Health care - access, cost, and quality
- Health equity
- Human rights
- Infectious diseases
- Migration and refugees
- Public health practice resources
Materials for programs seeking to reduce disparities (collection being developed) - feel free to suggest additions.
- Racial Justice
- Status of women
- Substance use, trauma
- Sustainability, climate change, environmental degradation
- Terrorism and extremism
- 2014 ‘state of public health’ with CDC Director Tom Frieden
2014 ‘state of public health’ with CDC Director Tom Frieden
by Dan on Jan 13, 2014 • 10:04 am
Public Health Newswire
- American Experience - Command and Control
Command and Control. PBS American Experience. Aired April 25, 2017 The long-hidden story of the day our luck almost ran out. From Robert Kenner, the director of the groundbreaking film Food, Inc., comes Command and Control, the long-hidden story of a deadly accident at a Titan II missile complex in Damascus, Arkansas in 1980. Based on the critically-acclaimed book by Eric Schlosser, this chilling documentary exposes the terrifying truth about the management of America’s nuclear arsenal and shows what can happen when the weapons built to protect us threaten to destroy us. Filmed in a decommissioned Titan II missile silo in Arizona, the documentary features the minute-by-minute accounts of Air Force personnel, weapon designers, and first responders who were on the scene that night. Command and Control reveals the unlikely chain of events that caused the accident and the feverish efforts to prevent the explosion of a ballistic missile carrying the most powerful nuclear warhead ever built by the United States – a warhead 600 times more powerful than the bomb that destroyed Hiroshima. Woven through the Damascus story is a riveting history of America’s nuclear weapons program, from World War II through the Cold War, much of it based on recently declassified documents. A cautionary tale of freak accidents, near misses, human fallibility and extraordinary heroism, Command and Control forces viewers to confront the great dilemma that the U.S. has faced since the dawn of the nuclear age: how do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?
- Experts Knew a Pandemic Was Coming. Here’s What They’re Worried About Next.
Garrett M. Graff, Politico, 5/7-8/2020
1. Globalization of White Supremacy
2. Attacks on Trust and Truth
4. Technological Disruption
6. Climate Change
7. Covid-19’s Next Level Impact
8. Catastrophic Earthquakes
9. Unknown Unknowns
- Race, racism, sexism, stereotyping, hate groups
- Rising Midlife Mortality Rates and Socioeconomic Disparities
From The Committee on Population (CPOP) and the Committee on National Statistics (CNSTAT) of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, 2021. The report identifies the key drivers of increasing death rates and disparities in working-age mortality over the period 1990 to 2017; elucidates modifiable risk factors that could alleviate poor health in the working-age population, as well as widening health inequalities; identifies key knowledge gaps and makes recommendations for future research and data collection to fill those gaps; and explores potential policy implications. Highlights, slides, and the full report are provided.
- Short Sleep Duration by Occupation Group — 29 States, 2013–2014
Taylor M. Shockey, Anne G. Wheaton. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly / March 3, 2017 / 66(8);207–213 The American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society have determined that adults require ≥7 hours of sleep per day to promote optimal health (1). Short sleep duration (<7 hours per day) has been linked to adverse health outcomes including cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, depression, and anxiety, as well as safety issues related to drowsy driving and injuries (1,2).
- UNC Walk for Health
Co-founded by William “Henry Jr.” Thorpe and Bobby Gersten in 2015, UNC Walk for Health is a global initiative to raise awareness of and provide practical solutions to chronic health conditions. Their overall purpose is to help fulfill the official mission of their alma mater, the University of North Carolina, that is, improve the quality of life for people in this society and solve the biggest problems on the planet.