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Articles by Topic: Human services

Socioeconomic Policy Is Health Policy

February 12, 2014
The United States spends more on medical care and less on social services than other developed countries, yet social services can be just as important to health outcomes.

Human Services Deserts

May 15, 2013
Counties without at least one full-time human services employee are "human services deserts," without a professional who can listen to and coordinate care for people in need.