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What Are the Risk and Protective Factors for Violent Child Death?

Gun violence and traffic crashes may seem like unpredictable events. But they are not random. They are systematic. Data reveal trends and patterns in gun violence and traffic crashes that can help us identify risk factors and protective factors. This is especially important for addressing violent child deaths. So what does the data show? Join …
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5 Essential Frameworks for Preventing Violent Child Death

The U.S. has a violent child death problem. Developing strategies to prevent violent child deaths death from firearms and traffic crashes is a demanding task that requires consideration of numerous upstream, interrelated, and tangential issues. To help safety advocates develop strategies to prevent violent child death, we compiled five frameworks to help: Understand and explain …
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Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority Approves Comprehensive Five-Year Action Plan To Expand Access Across the Commonwealth 

After meeting with hundreds of Pennsylvania residents, businesses and industry partners, PBDA incorporates feedback and finalizes plan to expand broadband infrastructure using $1.16 billion in federal funding  Pennsylvania Broadband Development […]
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Addressing Rural Health Inequities in Medicare

Approximately 61 million Americans live in rural, tribal, and geographically isolated communities across the United States. These communities often experience significant health inequities. Compared to urban Americans, rural Americans are more likely to have heart disease, stroke, cancer, unintentional injuries, suicide risk, and chronic lung disease, and have higher death rates from COVID-19. As clinicians, […]
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Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority to Hold Community Engagement Events Across the Commonwealth, Collect Feedback to Shape Expansion and Digital Equity Programs

Community engagement activities will support the development of the Commonwealth’s BEAD and Digital Equity plans Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority (Authority) Executive Director Brandon Carson announced a series of upcoming public […]
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