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  • ... initiative to report on the impact of environment on health . " Obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the United ... our health ," says Anthony Crump, a policy analyst for Community Health Council, a group that aims to eliminate health ...
  • ... Saturday every month, Dr. Bill Releford rallies a team of health care volunteers to make house-calls at Black-owned barbershops. Anyone ... New generations in the African-American community are facing a diabetic time bomb, triggered by fast food diets, ...
  • " SoCal Connected " is KCET's weekly award-winning, prime time newsmagazine offering ... viewers in-depth stories on the environment, economy, health , social and community issues, local history and other substantive ...
  • ... is part of a series exploring environmental and health issues in South Los Angeles, produced in partnership with the California Endowment.   South Los Angeles is a community rich with culture and unique identity, with a strong history of ...
  • ... are increasingly vulnerable to a number of negative health outcomes due to high levels of pollution from traffic emissions and ... and members of several South L.A . organizations at a community conference held in West Adams. Scanning the crowd of residents and ...
  • In a special report SoCal Connected explores L.A.'s tree canopy; the 10-million-plus trees that shade ... air of cancer-causing carbon emissions... just one of many health benefits. Liz Skrzat: They filter asthma-causing pollution out of the ...
  • ... Earthworks Farm and KCETLink. Watch a segment from KCET's "SoCal Connected " and visit the project hub for more information.   One ... whole child as well as the whole community . Research shows that students who engage in school gardening activities are likely to ...
  • ... are at higher risk for preventable diseases linked to obesity , including, heart attacks, strokes, diabetes and even cancer. ... have to have access to healthy foods." Lincoln notes that health disparities exist in various groups, with African-Americans and ...
  • ... sending water from a retention pond surging through that community's downtown area. Roads washed out near Tuba City, Arizona, ... well pumps that provide residents with drinking water, and health officials eyed the sewage lagoons nervously, fearing an overflow. A ...
  • ... including the Los Angeles Business Council, civil rights, health , and environmental justice organizations, youth advocates, and ... a strong image or idea that has great resonance within the community . The Sonia Sotomayor Learning Academies and L.A. River School, ...

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