Given the shortcoming of community-based participatory research (CBPR) as a means of translating findings about social determinants of health, in what ways should NHLBI address the impact of laws on health?
Since most people know that there are behaviors that they need to do to be healthy, can we leverage peer or family pressure or use social media to create a “grass roots” groundswell of health-promoting behaviors?
How might social media platforms such as Facebook and Meetup.com be leveraged for designing low-cost research studies and interventions that promote sustainable healthy lifestyle and behaviors?
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What are the biological, environmental, social and economic determinants of health in rural areas related to COPD and other lung disease.
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