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HHS: Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Minority Health Federal Register
Sep 14, 2018 - Announces a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Minority Health (ACMH), which will be held via conference call on October 16, 2018. Agenda items include finalizing recommendations for innovative systems of care, barriers to effective data collection, and primary prevention related serious mental illness, among other things.
Source: Federal Register
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As Hurricane Florence Approaches, the Rural Carolinas Brace For Impact
Sep 12, 2018 - Details concerns about emergency preparedness and response in North and South Carolina in the lead up to Hurricane Florence. Because rural areas tend to be home to older, sicker, and poorer people, and because of more limited transportation and broadband access, rural residents may be more severely impacted by this kind of storm.
Source: City Lab
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