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“Over the last four months, I have learned that the Philadelphia jails demand a great deal of patience from those within. Official visitors wait for clients to arrive in pre-designated rooms, loved-ones wait in crowded ques, inmates wait out sentences and time between hearings, and correctional staff wait for shift change while performing their duties.”
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"Age is the main risk factor for the prevalent diseases of developed countries, including cancer and cardiovascular disease (WHO, 2015). Although aging is inevitable, the risks of developing these common health conditions and the severity of certain illnesses can be mitigated with better nutrition. Unfortunately, a growing number of older Americans are food insecure."
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NHC Member Ashley Wehrheim reflects on her service year so far, and contemplates what we should be really focusing on in the New Year.
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