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Voices: Identifying Barriers to Health Faced by City Heights Immigrants

Overcoming Barriers to Health is a collaboration between The AjA Project and UCSD’s Center for Community Health. The young women that participated ranged from 12 to 17 years old and were first- and second-generation East African refugees and immigrants. Through … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating Benefits Waistline And Wallets For Low-Income Families

By Peggy Pico The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program provides low-income families who qualify with food vouchers. Those vouchers will soon have double value when used to buy healthy foods, like fresh fruit and vegetables. The incentive idea comes … Continue reading

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