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October 26th, 2017

Listen to this PODCAST and Learn about the American Indian Cancer Foundation

By Miguel Valdez Soto miguel

Play PODCAST   At the American Indian Cancer Foundation, we imagine a world where cancer is no longer the leading cause of death for American Indians and Alaska Natives. Through hard work, culturally appropriate community-based programs and policy change that affords Native people access to the best prevention and treatment strategies, we see a day where American […]

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September 15th, 2017

Dissemination of a Child Passenger Safety Program Through Trauma Center-Community Partnerships.

By Miguel Valdez Soto miguel

Abstract Improper child passenger restraint use contributes to higher pediatric motor vehicle collision morbidity and mortality among cultural minority populations. Child passenger safety education improves caregiver knowledge of restraint use, but effective interventions require culturally specific programming. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a child passenger safety education program culturally […]

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September 8th, 2017

Are “goods for guns” good for the community? An update of a community gun buyback program.

By Miguel Valdez Soto miguel

BACKGROUND: Gun violence remains a leading cause of death in the United States. Community gun buyback programs provide an opportunity to dispose of extraneous firearms. The purpose of this study was to understand the demographics, motivation, child access to firearms, and household mental illness of buyback participants in hopes of improving the program’s effectiveness. Learn […]

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July 12th, 2017

By Miguel Valdez Soto miguel

Environment affects health. Learn about NIMHD-funded efforts to address placed-based #disparities. https://t.co/rrz4I1fFBZ #SDOH pic.twitter.com/9XNaDb7wVh — Health Disparities (@NIMHD) July 12, 2017

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July 5th, 2017

Early discharge hospital at home

By Miguel Valdez Soto miguel

Abstract Background Early discharge hospital at home is a service that provides active treatment by healthcare professionals in the patient’s home for a condition that otherwise would require acute hospital inpatient care. This is an update of a Cochrane review. Objectives To determine the effectiveness and cost of managing patients with early discharge hospital at […]

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June 26th, 2017

Citizenship, Community Mental Health, and the Common Good.

By Miguel Valdez Soto miguel

Abstract In this article, we address the issue of community mental health and the common good via an applied theory of citizenship to support the social inclusion, empowerment, and inclusion of persons diagnosed with psychiatric disorders. We begin by discussing citizenship, and the concept of the common good, in regard to historical conceptions of citizenship, […]

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May 26th, 2017

Learn about Well Connect SE Minnesota PODCAST

By Miguel Valdez Soto miguel

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May 26th, 2017

Learn about Community-Campus Partnership for health(CCPH) PODCAST

By Miguel Valdez Soto miguel

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May 26th, 2017

Improving health glovally by studing health locally PODCAST

By Miguel Valdez Soto miguel

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May 23rd, 2017

Patient Perspectives of Barriers and Facilitators of Treatment-Seeking Behaviors for Stroke Care

By Miguel Valdez Soto miguel

Objective: Delays in seeking treatment for stroke care are associated with greater disability and reductions in stroke outcomes. The objective of this study was to qualitatively examine facilitators and barriers to urgently seeking stroke-related care. Methods: A qualitative analytic approach was used to explore facilitators and barriers to seeking stroke care in an urgent manner. […]

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