Advancing Health Equity in America Begins in Local Communities | Healthiest Communities

Advancing Health Equity in America Begins in Local Communities | Healthiest Communities

This year’s edition of US News & World Report’s Healthiest Societies rankings provide insight into the state of health equity in our country. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the health inequalities that disadvantaged communities have experienced for decades, and the reality is that health inequality is an American crisis. Now more than ever, we need … Read more

Disaster Disparities: Natural Hazards, Climate Change Threaten Underserved Communities | Healthiest Communities Health News

Disaster Disparities: Natural Hazards, Climate Change Threaten Underserved Communities | Healthiest Communities Health News

For Dr. Vian Nguyen, one of the more harrowing moments of Hurricane Harvey in 2017 came when she fielded an emergency call about a woman in labor who was stuck in her home, trapped by flooding that made it impossible for an ambulance to reach her. “The family had moved upstairs because water was already … Read more