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Health Inequalities

A Crucial Inequality Discussion Is Missing From The Election Debates

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 03.01.2016 | Healthy Living

The U.S. is facing an impending Social Security deficit. It's a problem that presidential hopefuls Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio want to preempt by raising...

Your Job, Your Health -- and Fairness

Preeti Vissa | Posted 05.01.2013 | Business
Preeti Vissa

Some politicians and pundits peddle a simplistic version of equality: Just treat everyone identically, and all will be fine. But a veneer of equality that ignores unequal circumstances simply perpetuates inequality.

A Proven Model for Reversing Health Inequalities in Our Nation's Capital

Maria Gomez | Posted 12.17.2012 | DC
Maria Gomez

With 24 years of success as our foundation, we enter our 25th year excited about new opportunities to improve the well-being of this region. Despite the progress we have made, severe health inequalities still threaten our nation.

Vaccines for Children: Why We Need to Create Incentives Now

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 09.11.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Orin Levine

In low- and middle-income countries, children living in poverty are less likely to be vaccinated -- and more likely to die or become ill from a vaccine-preventable disease -- than wealthier children.