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  1. The Village Market: New Columbia Goes Shopping for Food Justice

    The Village Market is a nonprofit Healthy Corner Store that has been open since May of 2011 in the mixed-use, mixed-income New Columbia housing development in Portland, Oregon's Portsmouth neighborhood. The...

  2. Black/White Health Disparities in the U.S. The Effect of Education over the Life-Course

    In the United States there exists a clear and disconcerting racial disparity in the distribution of good health, which can be seen in differential levels of morbidity and mortality affecting blacks and whites....

  3. Barriers to Biking for Women and Minorities

    The health benefits of bicycling are well understood; numerous studies link increased cycling activity with improved health outcomes. Research suggest that the cycling behavior most likely to generate broad,...

  4. Teaching Undergraduate Students to Visualize and Communicate Public Health Data with Infographics

    The purpose of this study was to explore the degree to which an infographic assignment facilitated student learning around health science issues, as well as the ways in which the assignment was an effective...

  5. Oral Care & Asian and Pacific Islander Communities in Oregon

    This report attempts to describe the current knowledge of oral health care access within Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities in Oregon based on secondary data from the Oregon...

  6. Collaboration Strategies in Non-Traditional CBPR Partnerships: Lessons from an Academic-Community Partnership with Autistic...

    Background: Most community-based participatory research (CBPR) projects involve local communities defined by race, ethnicity, geography, or occupation. Autistic self-advocates, a geographically dispersed...

  7. Carlton, OR: Economic and Demographic Profile

    The Carlton Post Office was founded in 1874 along the railroad stretching from Portland to the unincorporated settlement known as St. Joe’s. According to local lore, a Mr. Wilson Carl traveled to the big city...

  8. Calibration of Cookstove Sensors using Linear Regression

    Nearly one billion people of the world’s population lack access to safe drinking water.[1] This has caused severe health problems as well as political and economic problems for many countries. Climate change...

  9. The health policy gap: income, health insurance and source of care effects on utilization of and access to dental, physician...

    This study explores the effects of income, insurance, and source of medical care on access to and utilization of health services. Profiles of dental, physician, and hospital services use are developed for more...

  10. Toward a Culture of Healing: Why Alternative Therapies and a Feminist Framework are Needed in the Care of Pregnant Women and...

    Pregnancy, birth, and early motherhood are areas of human development that have systematically migrated away from their roots as a series of natural life events to a highly, and perhaps unnecessarily,...

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