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Mental Health Emerging Out of the ShadowsThe 1930s marked substantial investment by the Rockefeller Foundation in the scientific development of mental health, including psychiatry, neurology, and care symptoms, in the US, the UK, and elsewhere. This funding provided a foundation for the potential transformation of mental health in a post-World War II health agenda. Since the 1930s, the international development community...
Derek Yach & Gillian Christie | Apr 26, 2016
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Making Healthy Diets AffordableNineteenth century writer Virginia Woolf famously noted, “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well if one has not dined well.” An unhealthy diet– is associated with four of the top ten risk factors that lead to premature death and is one of the main drivers of rising healthcare costs. Public health specialists have spent...
Gabriela Seplovich and Adriana Selwyn | Feb 2, 2016
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