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Healthy Communities

By Focusing on Health, a Community Goes From 'Little Vietnam' to Vibrant and Thriving

Jeffrey Levi | Posted 11.03.2013 | Impact
Jeffrey Levi

Not only does intentionally building healthier communities lead to improvements in the public's health, but it improves the economy, education and infrastructure. Basically, everything impacts health, and good health can benefit everyone and everything in a community.

Routinizing the Extraordinary

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D. | Posted 02.04.2013 | Impact
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D.

As long as where you live predicts how long and how well you live -- regardless of how hard you work to get ahead -- new approaches must focus on strategies that have proven to build healthier and stronger communities. This is how we can make every community extraordinary.

Implications from Aurora

Larry_Cohen | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
Larry_Cohen

In a sense, we suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder on a national scale, but do nothing to heal as a society or to prevent these killings from happening again. We have become a traumatized country, paralyzed by norms and values that result in condoning violence.