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Addressing Patients' Social Needs Within Health Care Delivery is Key to Improving Health Outcomes and Reducing Health Disparities, Says New Report Supported by Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation

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09/25/2019
Whether a patient has a safe place to live or healthy food to eat has an important influence on their health, but such nonmedical social needs have not traditionally been addressed in routine health care visits.
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New Interactive Data Tool from the Education Opportunity Project, Supported by William T. Grant Foundation, Finds that School Poverty - Not Racial Composition - Limited Educational Opportunity

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09/23/2019
Racial segregation leads to growing achievement gaps – but it does so entirely through differences in school poverty, according to new research from education Professor Sean Reardon.

Lukemia Drug Shows Promise for Treating a Childhood Brain Cancer, Research Supported by Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Clinical Scientist Development Award

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09/20/2019
A drug used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia appears to be more effective at stopping a type of medulloblastoma in mouse models than existing treatments for the deadly pediatric brain tumor, reports a multi-institutional team.
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