MPH Resources


The Link Between Adverse Childhood Experiences and Later-Life Health

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Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can have lifelong effects on an individual’s health, into adulthood. Understanding ACEs can improve care for those at risk.

Improving Health Literacy and Confidence With the Healthcare System

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Approximately 77 million Americans don’t have the health literacy skills to effectively communicate with and follow their doctors’ orders. MPH@Baylor created a resource to help individuals practice their health knowledge skills and prepare for their next appointment.

Rural, Remote, and Resilient: How to Build Better Outcomes Outside of America’s Cities

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Adults in rural America are sicker and don't live as long as urban adults. How can public health professionals use the strengths of rural communities to change that?

How Pets Influence Public Health

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Pets keep our minds sharp, our bodies moving, our hearts full. But when pet health suffers, human health does too. Properly caring for pets can ensure long, healthy lives for everyone in a shared environment.

Building Support for Pregnant Women in Rural and Urban Communities

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Women in rural and urban communities alike face challenges to accessing maternity care. How can communities become a safer place for giving birth?

In Praise of Play: Activities for Children and Families in Rural Communities

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Children in rural America struggle to find time and space to play. How can rural families add more play into their children’s lives without needing a playground?