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The 80/20 Project

It’s a little-known fact: For the vast majority of the population, medical care accounts for roughly 20 percent of health outcomes, while 80 percent is determined by external socioeconomic and environmental factors called “Social Determinants of Health” (SDoH). Learn how these factors affect you, as well as the health of your family and community.

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    Keeping Food in the System

    The chasm between haves and have nots is only increasing in many communities, including Pierce County, Washington. Michelle Douglas of the Emergency Food Network explains the growing demands on local food pantries throughout the South Puget Sound region.

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    What If Your Next Meal Was Uncertain?

    Nearly 800,000 people in Washington state are food insecure, according to Feeding America, and more than one-third of those residents are children. Yuni Medlin, a food security and safety activist based in Tacoma, Wash., explains the adverse and unanticipated effects that poor nutrition can have on an entire community, not just individuals.

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    Explaining the 80/20 Rule

    Health does not mean just going to the doctor. Tune into the launch of our 80/20 Project podcast series to learn about the importance of Social Determinants of Health.

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