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Urban Health Collaborative Develops Health Profile of West Philadelphia Promise Zone

Research shows that where you live can greatly affect your health. A new community health profile, created by Amy Carroll-Scott, PhD, Jennifer Kolker, MPH, and their team, provides a snapshot of health and related conditions in the West Philadelphia Promise Zone. The Promise Zone is a federal government designated group of neighborhoods in Philadelphia, spanning two square miles, includes parts of ten neighborhoods and nine census tracts, and includes 35,315 residents.

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