Category Archives: Social Safety Net

Social Safety Net Sustainability

Optimal health relies heavily on the synergy among physical, emotional and environmental factors. Americans achieve optimal health, as measured by length and quality, through their lifestyles choices and access to care. Disadvantageous and vulnerable circumstances impact the availability and accessibility … Continue reading

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Social Determinants of Health and Health Outcomes

Social barriers to accessing health care negatively impact health outcomes for low-income families contributing to the rise of health care costs in America¬†(Lyons-Taylor, 2014).¬† According to the University of Wisconsin Public Health Institute (UWPHI; 2013), working in partnership with the … Continue reading

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