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"During my brief three months of service as a National Health Corps Florida member, I have witnessed things and interacted with people that have called into question how much I thought that I knew about the public health field and even about life."
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Poor piping in homes leads to leaks and mold, which can be an asthma trigger. Poor air circulation leads to accumulation of dust and other common air pollutants that can make it difficult for these children to breathe. Poor foundations in homes can lead to pests, which can also exacerbate asthma symptoms. With all of these factors that play a role in these children’s health, what can be done?
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Effective Altruism in NHC: How to Make the Biggest Impact - Is it practical to worry about whether every act we do to help others meets every one of the five criteria listed to a tee? Probably not. But, we can grow a little by keeping these general ideas in mind when considering when and how we choose to spend our time giving back and serving the community.
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Preventative care emphasizes screenings that could help reduce risks of cancer or identify cancer in early stages when possible. It is a difficult topic to discuss; however, I can see how promoting a perspective of preventative care can offer patients education about their health as well as promote healthy decision-making.
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