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Food Insecurity and Its Impact on Health

BY BUSHRA HASSAN, MBA, RD, LDN Food insecurity is an issue plaguing America that has only increased since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Nutrition Journal, nearly 15% of U.S. households—and almost 18% of households with children—reported food insecurity early in the COVID-19 pandemic ( Before the pandemic, approximately…

Health Equity

Identifying Health Disparities; Striving for Health Equity

BY MICHAEL B. GARRETT, MS, CCM, CVE, BCPA INTRODUCTION In light of the racial and justice issues impacting the United States that have reverberated around the world, there is a growing awareness of the impact of racism and other forms of discriminatory actions impacting the health and safety of marginalized populations.…