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Our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Michael Weiner, has authored "Putting Citizens on Upward Spirals of Health and Economic Well-Being: Why Addressing the Social and Economic Needs of Families Is Key" one of the featured articles in the October issue of Policy and Practice, which focused on social determinants of health. It’s worth a read — as he lays out some eye-opening insight into intersections of social and economic factors with health outcomes. Relying on a recent survey of employment, transportation, education and other needs in the state of West Virginia, Dr. Weiner argues that fostering employment may be the most important health initiative that state governments can undertake in the next decade. 

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