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Five on Friday: Hope and Side Effects of Tuberculosis and Why Community Health Centers Matter

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MCN Five on Friday


Friday is once again tugging on our brains, luring us into the weekend before 5pm… What are your plans this weekend? Care to add a little bit of health reading into the mix? Here are five recommendations from MCN staff.




A side effect of tuberculosis in India: crippling debt


woman sitting on bench with face mask


Candace, Specialist in Clinical Systems & Women’s Health, forwarded on “two TB articles -- one bad, one good.” Bad news first: “A side effect of tuberculosis in India: crippling debt,” but then there’s the good: “TB vaccine trial results offer potential for BCG Revaccination, hope for subunit vaccines.”




Community health centers want you to know why they matter


woman in room near medications


Corey, Communications and Graphic Designer, sent in “Community health centers want you to know why they matter,” from North Carolina news outlet Kinston.




I'm a Mailman Dreamer


man sitting on university steps


On the heels of MCN’s statement on DACA and the health care workforce, Claire, Writer and Editor, shared “I'm a Mailman Dreamer,” in which a first-year student describes his journey as a dreamer whose undocumented status fuels his passion for public health at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health.




Quebec tightens rules on pesticides


Environment Minister Isabelle Melançon at podium


Martha, Program Associate of Data Analysis and Continuing Education: “Quebec is setting an excellent example for regulating the use of dangerous pesticides in agricultural practices.  Let's hope that with stronger regulations the number of workers treated for chemical exposure declines, and the health and safety of these workers are further protected and valued.” 




SDOH Academy Virtual Training #3


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Theressa, Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator, recommends SDOH Academy’s March webinar entitled, “Pathways to Cross-Sector Partnerships to Address SDOH.”


Have a safe and healthy weekend!


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