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Hospitals Find Asthma Hot Spots More Profitable To Neglect Than Fix

Washington Post

Summerville and her family live in the worst asthma hot spot in Baltimore: ZIP code 21223, where decrepit houses, rodents and bugs trigger the disease and where few community doctors work to prevent asthma emergencies One mom there wields a BB gun to keep rats from her asthmatic child Residents of...

GHHI Welcomes New Partner Site Pittsburgh/Allegheny County

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

GHHI welcomed Pittsburgh/Allegheny County as a new partner site on Friday, July 21st Pittsburgh marks the 19th partner site established by GHHI The partnership will allow GHHI to give guidance and technical assistance to government, non-profit, and for-profit partners to address environmental...

Carson Backs Sale of Public Housing Units

The Baltimore Sun

Dr. Ben Carson, secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, said Thursday he wants to push a proposal to significantly expand a program that allows cities such as Baltimore to sell public housing units to private developers in order to raise money for repairs.

Ben Carson Understands the Link Between Health and Housing

The Baltimore Sun

Today, during the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Developmentā€™s (HUD) National Healthy Homes Month, Secretary Ben Carson will travel to Baltimore to advocate for safe, lead-free and healthy homes in a city that has faced significant challenges with hazardous housing and keeping kids healthy.

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