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Five on Friday: Opioids in Puerto Rico

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Five on Friday opioids in puerto rico


Happy Friday! We’re ready to float into a quiet winter weekend. How about you? Before you do, why not catch up on a few recommended articles and resources about health justice from MCN staff?



1 climate info


Jillian shared the January 18th webinar, “Climate Information: A New Resource for the Health Community,” hosted by the Consortium of Universities for Global Health.

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2 opioids epidemic in PR


Marysel shared two pieces (in Spanish, here and here) that “expose the challenge of managing deaths and the opioids epidemic in Puerto Rico.”

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3 has anyone of us wept


Amy shared a New York Review of Books essay by a former Border Patrol agent who laments the “myriad ways violence becomes normalized along the border,” entitled, “Has Any One of Us Wept?


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4 retirees and upstarts


Amy also shared, “Migrant child died after release from detention, attorneys group alleges.”

Theressa forwarded the Civil Eats article answering the question, “Has New York Found the Secret to Linking Retiring Farmers and Eager Upstarts?

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5 public land forage friendly


Alma shared another good-food-news-from-New-York piece, “The Bronx City Park that is Making Public Land Forage-Friendly.


Have a safe and healthy weekend.


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