Hazardous Homes: Part 3 Exploring Local Solutions
Neighborhood Solutions A built environment is defined as all physical parts of where we live and work, such as homes, buildings, streets, open spaces, and infrastructure. There have been a number of studies linking the built environment with physical activity, obesity, asthma, among other chronic conditions. Interventions designed to address the built environment can take…
Hazardous Homes: How Built Environment Affects Health Part 2
Physical Conditions Within Homes The Flint water crisis began in 2014 but captured the nation’s attention in 2016. A report emerged that 40% of Flint homes had elevated levels of lead; a state of emergency was declared. Flint became a flash-point for systemic negligence, racism, and class-ism, but there were over 3,000 areas with recorded…
Hazardous Homes: How Built Environment Affects Health – Part 1
America has many substandard built environments, including unsafe neighborhoods and living conditions, that directly impacts health and longevity.
Corporate Influence Over Research is a Threat to Public Health
Corporate influence over scientific research, and the subsequent marketing campaigns, require everyday people to look deeper to protect their health.
If “Vaccine Hesitancy” is so dangerous, why not look for common ground?
In 2019 the WHO named "vaccine hesitancy" one of the greatest threats to public health. So why not try to find common ground between the opposing sides?
The Land Of The Lonely: How Loneliness Contributes to Poor Health
Learn interventions to combat the negative health effects of loneliness, like finding an in-person community, limiting social media, & meditation.
Did Greed Create the Antibiotic Resistance Crisis?
Exposure to resistant bacteria is difficult to avoid due to the overuse of antibiotics. Solutions must be found before antibiotic resistance further threatens our health.
How Social Media Censorship is Affecting Focus for Health
The free, evidence-based content FFH publishes to keep all people informed about their health is being heavily censored online & on multiple social media platforms.
Breastfeeding Benefits: Rewards for Both Mom & Baby
Breastfeeding has many known benefits for mothers and babies. But does the science back it up? And could it possibly help US health outcomes?