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Spring/Summer 2006 issue of Northwest Public Health

The Spring/Summer 2006 issue of Northwest Public Health takes a look at public health initiatives directed toward various populations.

The Spring/Summer 2006 issue of Northwest Public Health takes a look at public health initiatives directed toward various populations, with articles on:

  • A new urban Indian health research institute
  • Public health programs in the King County jail system
  • A healthy lifestyles program for people with disabilities
  • An education and outreach program on sexual health and responsibility directed toward high school and college males
  • A preventive care clinic for rural homeless people
  • A community-initiated effort to help autism families displaced by last year’s hurricanes
  • A research project to detect pesticides on migrant hands
  • The creation of a network of health department staff that connects to diverse communities
  • The economics of soft drink contracts in school systems.

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