Make the Road New York Releases Video Highlighting Lack of Access to Healthy Food and the Need for a More Equitable Food System

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NEW YORK (July 27, 2015) — Make the Road New York (MRNY) has released a short video to raise awareness about the difficulty of accessing healthy foods in low-income communities throughout NYC (WATCH VIDEO IN ENGLISH OR SPANISH). The video highlights communities with high rates of diet-related disease, specifically in...

Grameen Koota achieves milestone of a million microfinance customers

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Bangalore-based NBFC-MFI, Grameen Koota Financial Services Pvt Ltd (Grameen Koota) has reached a new milestone of a million microfinance customers, which is a testimony to its strong client-centric approach aimed at providing holistic financial and social services. Grameen Koota, with 3,000 employees working in 270 branches spread across Karnataka, Maharashtra,...

City Heights Wellness Center helps many in San Diego

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Monica Leyva and Lisa Vandervort are contributing in different ways to City Heights Wellness Center (CHWC), a joint project of Scripps Mercy Hospital and Rady Children’s Hospital. And they are doing so in what ranks as one of the most diverse communities in San Diego County and the nation. It’s...

Cellphones Can Help Improve Health of Low Income Urban Women

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WASHINGTON: Cellphone use has the potential to improve the health of low-income, urban women at risk for diabetes and other diseases during their childbearing years, a new study has found. In a survey of a diverse group of almost 250 young, low-income, inner-city pregnant and postpartum women in the US,...

No, Undocumented Immigrants Aren’t A Burden On The Health Care System

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Undocumented immigrants provided a surplus of $35.1 billion to the Medicare Trust Fund between 2000 and 2011, according to a new Journal of General Internal Medicine study recently published. The findings challenge concerns that undocumented immigrants are financially burdening the health care system. According to the study, undocumented immigrants contributed...

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