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Drexel UHC and Philadelphia Department of Public Health Partner for 500 Cities Project

The Drexel Urban Health Collaborative is partnering with the Philadelphia Department of Public Health in hopes of understanding health disparities across Philadelphia neighborhoods.

Using a dataset that includes local estimates for chronic disease risk factors, health outcomes, and clinical preventive services from the largest 500 U.S. cities, the organizations are looking at the intersection of factors that contribution to the health of city residents.

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