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A Day in the Life of John Kim, Executive Director of Pacific Hospital Preservation & Development Authority, Seattle, WA, USA

"Our communities are only as healthy as the least healthy of us and the measure of how caring we are is how willing we are to look after those who are less well off than us. That is why I am passionate about addressing health equity in our community."

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  • 3 weeks ago

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A Day in the Life of Professor and Social Epidemiologist, Dr. Margot Gage Witvliet, Beaumont, Texas, USA

"I wish that more people in America believed that health is a human right, especially now with COVID-19 ravishing low-income communities."

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  • 1 month ago

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Coping With Grief

"For me, moving backward was the right direction." In a time when the pandemic is taking so many people from their loved ones, writer, Lee Norris, who became a widow in her early eighties, offers a three year's perspective to those who are just beginning the journey. 

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    Lee Norris

  • 1 month ago

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A Day in the Life of Nassim Assefi, Global Physician, and Public Health Innovator, Seattle, WA USA

It's a privilege and sacrifice to be a health provider in a time of public health crisis. While there may be greater occupational risks, it's deeply meaningful to be a helper and a gift to have the skills to take care of others. Health practitioners are human beings just like everyone else. We struggle with the same challenges--e.g. childcare, unhealthy habits, stress, and self-sabotage just like others do.

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  • 2 months ago

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A Day in the Life of Alison Teader, Project Manager, Arts in Care Homes, Bromley, UK

"I wish people could see how a simple piece of music, a poem, colour, smells and texture can almost magically evoke memories, give pleasure and energise those with dementia."

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    Alison Teader

  • 2 months ago

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One Size Does Not Fit All

For as long as I can remember, I have experienced "big" feelings. Weight, body, and food issues have been present in my life for as long as I can remember.

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    Annie Walters

  • 3 months ago

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'A Day in the Life' of Dr. Denrick Cooper, New Orleans, LA, USA

"Even though I was born and raised in New York, both of my grandmothers were nurses in Jamaica. They initiated my interest and while in medical school I fell in love with the emergency room. 

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  • 3 months ago