Tag: "homelessness" at medical news
Risk factors for tuberculosis and homelessness often overlap in US
.... "The annual proportion of cases associated with homelessness
was stable (6.1 percent 6.7 percent)." The author...nd a higher proportion of TB cases associated with homelessness
in western and some southern states. "Most homeless persons with TB were male (87 percent) and ag...
Study shows escalating climate change impacts
...ld be the aftermath of flooding, contamination and homelessness
witnessed after Hurricane Katrina hit the US Gulf coast in August. Analysis of the potential ripple effects stemming from an unstable climate shows the need for more sustainable practices to safeguard and insure a healthy future." The CCF study is co...
Mailman School of Public Health receives grant for homelessness prevention studies
...ter is to develop interventions to prevent chronic homelessness
among people with severe mental illness. To achie...ive approaches to enable people at risk of chronic homelessness
to retain safe, adequate, and affordable housing. "Homelessness is a social problem of enormous pu...
Lack of research hampering efforts to provide health services to homeless people
...severe winter ahead, the challenge is not to greet homelessness
with heartlessness, but to recognise that health is part of the problem, and so can become part of the solution."...
NYU medical experts analyze subway injuries
...When the results were paired with unemployment and homelessness
rates, a pattern emerges. At times when the economy weakened, subway injuries did appear to increase, a trend that could be helpful in prevention efforts. "How can we identify groups that are at higher risk? How can we target these people? When you p...
Children in the South face higher health risks
...ation, generate huge income disparities, result in homelessness
and limit access to quality nutrition and critical health services, may differentiate children in the South from those in other regions," says Goldhagen. "For the first time, disparities in race, gender, education, income and poverty are not the crit...
Homeless young people warn researchers about the dangers of cash incentives
...ter participation. "Most research studies on youth homelessness
appear as either articles in academic journals or government planning documents, so it's not surprising that young people don't see how their contribution is used" points out Dr Ensign. "We are keen to see researchers share their findings with young ...
UCLA study finds a need for services that help homeless youth obtain health insurance
... younger peers. IMPACT: Youth with a history of homelessness
are a vulnerable population at high risk for negative health outcomes. The findings suggest that facilitating health insurance coverage for them may lead to increased use of outpatient care services, which may prevent costly emergency room services f...