Tag Archives: asthma

Making America Healthy Again: Analyzing Trump’s Take On The Social Determinants Of Health

President Trump’s budget, perhaps the best indication we have of his administration’s priorities, unfortunately appears to show little interest in addressing the social determinants.

August 11, 2017

New Narrative Matters: Asthma And Injustice On Chicago’s Southeast Side

In Health Affairs’ May Narrative Matters essay, a physician discovers a potential environmental link to asthma attacks in a poor Chicago community.

May 13, 2016

When Are Laws Strictly Enforced? Criminal Justice, Housing Quality, And Public Health

Selective enforcement practices in low-income communities have given rise to a long overdue discussion about law enforcement interaction with people in low-income neighborhoods. What if these enforcement practices were applied further upstream to proactively target the unsafe housing conditions...

November 5, 2015

Public/Private Partnership To Address Housing And Health Care For Children With Asthma

Helping children control their asthma requires both good clinical care and better, more stable housing conditions. Yet in many communities, these are often seen as separate problems.

July 22, 2015