“One America”—In Health Care?

by Staff | Nov 3, 2015 4:07 pm

“There are literally two Americas,” Martin Luther King announced on the grounds of Stanford University, in a 1967 speech that has since become known as “The Other America.” “One America is beautiful for situation. That America is flowing with the milk of prosperity and the honey of equality. I’m sure that each of us is painfully aware of the fact that there is another America, and those who live in inadequate, substandard and often dilapidated housing conditions, and year after year in this other America, thousands, even millions of young ppl are forced to attend inadequate, substandard schools.”

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Satcher Delivers A Health Wake-Up Call

by Allan Appel | Oct 22, 2015 3:04 pm

Allan Appel PhotoNursing student Anayah Sangodele-Ayoka walked two miles Thursday morning—and not only to get in her daily exercise.

She had a breast-feeding policy question to ask of former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher who was delivering a keynote lecture on why poor and minority populations, including those in New Haven, continue to have more diabetes, obesity, and other health problems than the national average.

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