Healthfirst ADVANCE PERSPECTIVES Blog

Welcome to the ADVANCE PERSPECTIVES blog. Read our latest insights, strategies, and viewpoints on advancing health equity.

in pursuit of hispanic health equity, representation matters

In Pursuit of Hispanic Health Equity, Representation Matters

In pursuit of health equity in Hispanic population--how to close the language and cultural barriers that lead to poor health outcomes.

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examining men’s health inequities

Examining Men’s Health Inequities

A third of men believe they don’t need annual health screenings. This Men’s Health Week, let’s break down the stigmas men face around getting needed care.

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the bias that makes racism a public health crisis

The Bias That Makes Racism a Public Health Crisis

Last November, during the mad rush to end the year productively, I began to feel sharp abdominal pains intermittently during the day. I was very busy, so rather than listening to my body I ignored the pain and ...

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improving health literacy is imperative to improving women’s health

Improving Health Literacy is Imperative to Improving Women’s Health

As we focus on women’s health during Women’s Health Week, we should consider it through the prism of health equity — giving each woman the opportunity to achieve her full health potential.

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welcome to the advance perspectives blog!

Welcome to the Advance Perspectives Blog!

Welcome to Advance Perspectives, the Healthfirst ADVANCE blog. Here you’ll find our takes on how to build a healthier future for all.

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