NIH Hosts Seminar on Promoting Health through the Built Environment

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On Wednesday, November 5, the National Institutes of Health is hosting a seminar “The National Prevention Strategy: Prioritizing Prevention to Improve the Nation’s Health,” that will highlight several examples of organizations and communities working to promote health and prevent disease through changes in the built environment….
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Retail in Underserved Communities

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Retail in Underserved Communities, co-authored by ULI Senior Resident Fellow Maureen McAvey and Bridget Lane, director of Business Districts Inc. in Evanston, Ill., focuses primarily on urban underserved markets, includes case studies of the East Liberty neighborhood of Pittsburgh; Union Market in Washington, D.C.; and Old Spanish Trail in Houston and explores how retail development sparked revitalization efforts that are ongoing in each of these areas….
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Housing in America: Integrating Housing, Health, and Resilience in a Changing Environment

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Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and causing more damage in cities across the United States, which directly impacts the health and resilience of individuals and entire communities. This report explores how households and communities are responding to these impacts….
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