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New Resource-- Restructuring Government to Address Social Determinants of Health

Establishing a health system that addresses underlying determinants of health--the community factors in the social and physical environments that are the most influential contributors to the nation's poor health outcomes--will require bold steps.

Based on a 2008 meeting convened by Prevention Institute and Trust for America's Health (TFAH), Restructuring Government to Address Social Determinants of Health highlights options from government officials, community advocates, and researchers for improving our nation's health.

To read the full set of recommendations or learn more about the convening, visit http://www.preventioninstitute.org/tfah.html.

[Source: Prevention Institute E-Alerts, http://www.preventioninstitute.org/update.html]