With Health Leads, healthcare providers are able to treat the underlying conditions that influence an individual’s health, such as access to food and shelter.  Known as “social determinants of health,” they are defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age, including the health system.” Kohar Jones,… Read More >

Starting Over in Chicago

On a cold day in December, Mr. and Mrs. Clark, along with their five children left their home state of Wisconsin and moved in with family in Chicago. Living with relatives would be temporary, but the move was permanent: The Clarks no longer felt safe in their home town because one of their teenage sons… Read More >