The Resource How neighborhoods make us sick : restoring health and wellness to our communities, Veronica Squires and Breanna Lathrop, (electronic resource)

How neighborhoods make us sick : restoring health and wellness to our communities, Veronica Squires and Breanna Lathrop, (electronic resource)

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How neighborhoods make us sick : restoring health and wellness to our communities
Title
How neighborhoods make us sick
Title remainder
restoring health and wellness to our communities
Statement of responsibility
Veronica Squires and Breanna Lathrop
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Language
eng
Summary
Our neighborhoods are literally making us sick. Buildings with mold trigger asthma and other respiratory conditions. Geographic lack of access to food and health care increases childhood mortality. Community violence traumatizes residents. Poverty, unemployment, inadequate housing, food insecurity, racial injustice, and oppression cause physical changes in the body, resulting in disease and death. But there is hope. Loving our neighbor includes creating social environments in which people can be healthy. While working in community redevelopment and treating uninsured families, Veronica Squires and Breanna Lathrop discovered that creating healthier neighborhoods requires a commitment to health equity. Jesus' ministry brought healing through dismantling systems of oppression and overturning social norms that prevented people from living healthy lives. We can do the same in our communities through addressing social determinants that facilitate healing in under-resourced neighborhoods. Everyone deserves the opportunity for good health. The decisions we make and actions we take can promote the health of our neighbors
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1983 -
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Squires, Veronica
Dewey number
362.1
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Health
  • Medical policy
  • Human rights
  • Right to health
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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How neighborhoods make us sick : restoring health and wellness to our communities, Veronica Squires and Breanna Lathrop, (electronic resource)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
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Isbn
9780830873357
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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12358327
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MWT12358327
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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How neighborhoods make us sick : restoring health and wellness to our communities, Veronica Squires and Breanna Lathrop, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780830873357
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12358327
Publisher number
MWT12358327
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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