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    Pain killers linked to opioid overdoses

    January 25, 2018

    This issue brief finds that half of opioid overdoses in the Finger Lakes were associated with legal prescriptions from 2014-2016. Overdoses and prior prescriptions is consistent across all communities.

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    Pediatric Asthma Control

    December 05, 2017

    This issue brief explores our region's favorable asthma control rates, while also calling attention to preventable asthma hospitalizations rates that are much higher for African American and Latino youths than for whites.

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    Barriers to Health Care

    October 04, 2017

    Lack of health insurance is often deemed the #1 challenge that low income residents face in accessing medical treatment.  However, this white paper found that poverty blocks access to health care, even for those with insurance.

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    Monroe County Health Profile, 2017

    September 13, 2017

    The 18-page Monroe County Health Profile provides a summary of health data, including health behaviors, social determinants of health, life expectancy, disparity, causes of death and other population health measures.

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    Chemung County Health Profile, 2017

    September 13, 2017

    The 18-page Chemung County Health Profile provides a summary of health data, including health behaviors, social determinants of health, life expectancy, disparity, causes of death and other population health measures.

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    Livingston County Health Profile, 2017

    September 13, 2017

    The 18-page Livingston County Health Profile provides a summary of health data, including health behaviors, social determinants of health, life expectancy, disparity, causes of death and other population health measures.

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    Schuyler County Health Profile, 2017

    September 13, 2017

    The 18-page Schuyler County Health Profile provides a summary of health data, including health behaviors, social determinants of health, life expectancy, disparity, causes of death and other population health measures.

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    Ontario County Health Profile, 2017

    September 13, 2017

    The 18-page Ontario County Health Profile provides a summary of health data, including health behaviors, social determinants of health, life expectancy, disparity, causes of death and other population health measures.

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    Seneca County Health Profile, 2017

    September 13, 2017

    The 18-page Seneca County Health Profile provides a summary of health data, including health behaviors, social determinants of health, life expectancy, disparity, causes of death and other population health measures.

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    Steuben County Health Profile, 2017

    September 13, 2017

    The 18-page Steuben County Health Profile provides a summary of health data, including health behaviors, social determinants of health, life expectancy, disparity, causes of death and other population health measures.

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    Wayne County Health Profile, 2017

    September 13, 2017

    The 18-page Wayne County Health Profile provides a summary of health data, including health behaviors, social determinants of health, life expectancy, disparity, causes of death and other population health measures.

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    Yates County Health Profile, 2017

    September 13, 2017

    The 18-page Yates County Health Profile provides a summary of health data, including health behaviors, social determinants of health, life expectancy, disparity, causes of death and other population health measures.

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    Overdoses of pain medications and heroin rise dramatically in the Finger Lakes

    June 14, 2016

    This issue brief on drug overdoses documents that the abuse of heroin and perscription pain medicaitons challenges all Finger Lakes communities, regardless of wealth, population density or racial and ethnic makeup.

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    Place matters when we talk about health outcomes: traffic safety, 2016

    April 28, 2016

    Kids in the City of Rochester are more likely to be hit by cars than in other parts of Monroe County, which may prevent families from allowing them to play outside, according to a data brief by Healthi Kids. 

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    State of Play in Rochester, NY, 2016

    April 28, 2016

    Play is happening in several Rochester neighborhoods in unsuitable places, such as parking lots and streets, according to an assessment by Healthi Kids. This data brief notes community members have said they want safe spaces for kids to play.

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