Archive for December, 2011
Friday, December 16th, 2011
“Primary care physicians say pervasive and stubborn social barriers such as a lack of access to adequate housing, transportation, and nutritious, affordable food may impact patient health as much as access to direct medical care, a survey shows.” 85% of physicians say unmet social needs are directly leading to worse health for all Americans. Only 20% of physicians feel confident or very confident in their ability to address their patients’ unmet social needs.
Thursday, December 15th, 2011
By opposing whatever president Obama supports, no matter what, Republicans have steered Congress into gridlock, during a year that desperately demanded bold action to address the jobs crisis. This is very much in keepig with the words uttered and commitment made by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) who said, “The single most important thing we want to achieve is for President Obama to be a one-term president.”
Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
OPINION | December 11, 2011 Opinion: Black, Female and Single By ANGELA STANLEY (Ms Stanley is a researcher at the Kirwan Institute on Race and Ethnicity) OneWorld strongly recommends reading this article. The notion that black women are doomed to stay single is a myth, and a cruel one. Read the article linked above and [...]