Of the 4 million prisoners released each year, 23 percent suffer from major depressive disorder. Due to resource shortages, many go without adequate treatment while in prison.
In a recent article in the New York Times, Jennifer Johnson, C.S. Mott Foundation endowed professor, talks about lowering the risk of postpartum depression and the ROSE Sustainment study.
Mona Hanna-Attisha talks about the Flint Registry at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She is a voice for childhood lead prevention and lead hazard elimination.
Flint nutrition prescription program, where fruits and vegetables are prescribed to young patients, expands nationally as a result of the recently signed U.S. Farm Bill by President Trump.
Epidemiologist Debra Furr-Holden talks with Lonnie Joe about how a public health approach to violence has proven successful in preventing and reducing violent crime.
Debra Furr-Holden and her team are dedicated to finding solutions that will reduce health disparities in the Flint community through the Flint Center for Health Equity Solutions (FCHES).
The team that helped prove Flint had been poisoned by lead-contaminated water are championing the long-term well-being of Flint's children and bringing hope to families.
Black men face their health problems the wrong way - in the shadows, quiet, and alone. Harold “Woody” Neighbors is enacting change and empowering men to make health a priority.