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Where We Live Matters to Our Health

Families and individuals living in low-income communities face unique barriers to care. Listening to and respecting their concerns is the first step to meeting their needs. It is well documented that low-income neighborhoods do not have the same food options as wealthier ones. Millions of Americans live in poor neighborhoods that are either food deserts, which lack healthy food options, or food swamps, which have an abundance of cheap, low-nutrition options. For more information click here.