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Housing a Driver, Race a Divider in Health

A homeless man leans against a building in an alley in San Francisco's Mission District on April 17. (Melanie Stetson Freeman/Christian Science Monitor/Getty Images) If you're poor, a minority or a ... read more

Study: Income, Housing Inequality Drivers Behind Local Health Outcomes

... for families (with 18 percent of families experiencing severe housing problems) are key drivers in physical and mental health, Rivas said. Related: Report: 1 in 5 Texas Children Living in ... read more

Lack of affordable housing hurting health of Texas children

There is a deep divide across Texas when it comes to race and housing. Overall, 20 percent of black households face severe housing problems, twice the rate of white households in the state. RELATED: ... read more

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Annual health ranking underscores lack of affordable housing in Lancaster County

The latest edition of an annual ranking underscores something that has been apparent for a while: housing is unaffordable to many people in Lancaster County. The 2019 county health ranking by the ... read more


How Anne Arundel County Ranks In Health, Life Expectancy

The Rankings State Reports call attention to key drivers ... race offers a more complete picture of health. In Maryland, 15 percent of households spend more than half of their income on housing ... read more

New rankings show St. Mary’s the 5th healthiest county in state

This year’s analyses show that a lack of opportunity for a safe, secure, and affordable home is tied to poor health. The Rankings State Reports call attention to key drivers in ... their income on ... read more

PRO: In a Democratic race with mostly progressive candidates, Biden clearly is the best

The governor then was Charles Terry, known as the "Great Divider" because of his hardline stance against fair housing and keeping the National ... and failure to rein in prescription drugs costs and ... read more

Douglas County makes slight comeback in health rankings, from 23rd to 17th

The report says that 12 percent of all Douglas County children live in poverty; broken down by race ... Health Institute’s report, Douglas County’s score of 28 percent was a driver with ... read more

Report shows poorest health rankings in southern coalfields

Poverty and housing costs were listed as key drivers toward poor health. "The report highlights the need to ... The report also noted race brings even deeper differences — households headed by black ... read more

Montgomery County Leads State In Health, Life Expectancy

The Rankings State Reports call attention to key drivers in health such as severe ... more than half of their income on housing costs but when we look by race—even deeper differences emerge ... read more

New rankings show healthiest, least healthy counties in Virginia

The Rankings State Reports call attention to key drivers ... race offers a more complete picture of health. In Virginia, 13 percent of households spend more than half of their income on housing ... read more

Health Equity, Race and Place

(Getty Images) New U.S. News Healthiest Communities findings released this week show that when it comes to health and the drivers of health, we are far from equal. It would be easy to say this ... read more



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