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The Illusion and Peril of Food “Choice”

Megan Carney, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece was first published in Sapiens. "It’s easy to blame obesity, diabetes, and other conditions on people’s poor diets. But the real culprit is multinational corporations that profit from limiting our…
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The International Politics of Gut Health

Megan Carney, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece first published in Scientific American. "For immigrants to the U.S., we need to focus on political and economic structures that ultimately affect the microbiome."
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Supporting Teen Moms; Vaccine Exemptions; New Tax Reforms

Dr. Heidi L. Pottinger, 2018-2019 Fellow. This TV appearance first ran on PBS AZ360.
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Challenges to health equality go beyond having insurance

Rhonda Gonzalez, Felicia Goodrum Sterling, Megan Carney, 2018-2019 Fellows. This piece was first published by the Arizona Daily Star.  "As open enrollment for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act comes to a close this year…
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Is Hearing Loss Causing Your Parent’s Falls? As we age, hearing loss is increasingly linked to other conditions

Judy L. Huch, Aud, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece was first published in NextAvenue. "While a new study last month suggested exercise is the best way to prevent falls in people over 65, there’s another, surprisingly simple, but often…
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Featured Grantee Partner: Planned Parenthood Arizona

Interview Series: Transformational Grantmaking What are three interesting things people don't know about Planned Parenthood of Arizona? One thing that most people don’t realize about our organization is the extent to which we’re focused on proactive health and…
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Patriarchy Is the Only Way to Explain Pregnancy Politics

Judith McDaniel 2015-2016 Fellow. This pieces was first published in WeNews. "Today the medical frontier is transplanting uteruses so that women who are missing theirs can still have children of their own. Not an adoption, but…
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New $75,000 Initiative Announced

Call for Proposals Now Open – focused on Santa Cruz County The Women's Foundation of Southern Arizona and University of Arizona Health Sciences are pleased to announce a new $75,000 Women's Health Initiative to impact women's health…
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Your heartburn medication could be just as harmful as that hot dog

Victoria Maizes-2014-2105 Fellow. This piece was first published in Quartz. “Some of you will simultaneously reach for a hot dog and for your heartburn medication this 4th of July. You may be shocked to know that…
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Emotional health: do you accept your inner hulk?

Alexcis Spencer Lopez-2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in Elephant Journal. “With the new Marvel comics Avengers release, now is a good time to check in on our emotional health. Do we have an inner…
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