Well-being as a multidimensional concept : understanding connections among culture, community, and health
Socially determined? Frameworks for thinking about health equity and wellness / Emily Mendenhall & Lesley Jo Weaver -- Employing a cultural lens to health promotion interventions to enhance health equity / Nancy Schoenberg & Claire Snell-Rood -- Community well-being, community intervention, and community development : changing community ecology / Edison J. Trickett & Leigh Rauk -- Culture and practice in relational well-being / Jean Schensul -- The allure of community : the ethical journey of people living with HIV disease in Philadelphia / Jeff Maskovsky -- "Free our people" : a disability studies perspective on well-being / Andrew Marcum -- Finding the "culture" in acculturation : cultural consonance and health among Mexican immigrant women in Alabama / Courtney Andrews -- Health and well-being among Native American indigenous peoples / Valarie Blue Bird Jernigan & Rodney C. Haring -- "Speak your mind and heart in the Indian way" : wellness and agency among American Indian elders / Elise Trott Jaramillo, Cathleen E. Willging, Emily Haozous, Steven P. Verney, & Erik Lujan -- Starved for company : rural seniors, social isolation, food charity, and impact on community well-being / Alicia Edwards & Janet Page-Reeves -- Technological approaches to food-related health equity / Andrea G. Parker -- Food sovereignty and wellness in urban African American communities / Anthony Ryan Hatch & Deja Knight -- From cultural to structural competency : the evolving roles of healthcare providers and medical education training to address persistent disparities / Cirila Estela Vasquez Guzman & Andrew L. Sussman -- Evolving from a disease-focused to a health-focused healthcare system : from pathogenesis to salutogenesis / David Rakel -- The limits of resiliency : rethinking wellness in a family medicine residency program / Mary Alice Scott, John Andazola, & Russell L. Holman -- Milagro : an innovative program for pregnant women with substance use disorders / Nicole Yonke & Sarah Gopman -- Aligning research with action for health and well-being in the Columbia Gorge : the Community Health Advocacy and Research Alliance (CHARA) / Kristen Dillon, Paul Lindberg & Melinda Davis -- Shifting narratives for behavioral health justice : the #NMspeaksCrisis campaign / Jaelyn deMaría & Roberta Rael -- A place-based approach to assessing wellness : the New Mexico Community Data Collaborative / Thomas N. Scharmen & Gale G. Hannigan.
David S. Schade and R. Philip Eaton
If you want to place a winning bet, bet that heart disease will kill you. Yes, you. Why? Because heart disease kills more people in the U.S. than any other disease, including cancer. We want to reverse that bet and save your life. How? You need to read this book and follow its simple recommendations. Many people have already jumped on the bandwagon and defied the probability of dying from heart disease. This book gives you the easy tools to do just that. Prevention costs practically nothing and you don’t have to give up anything. You only have to eat and be smart about saving your heart.
Julia Meredith Hess
Following the Chinese annexation of Tibet some 50 years ago huge numbers of Tibetans became stateless refugees. In the 1990s, the U.S. Congress allowed 1,000 Tibetans and their families to immigrate to America. This book examines Tibetan identity at a critical juncture in the diaspora's expansion.