Children’s HealthWatch Principal Investigator, Dr. MEgan Sandel recently wrote a blog post on social determinants of health and health interventions

How MLP stocks the Pharmacy for Social Determinants of Health Interventions

Early in my residency, a young girl was hospitalized in the intensive care unit for a severe asthma attack.  The family had just gotten a cat, even though the daughter was severely allergic, because they had found a mouse in her bed.  Her parents were faced with an awful choice: live with the mice that were making their daughter sick, or get a cat that was just as harmful to her health.  As her physician, I knew none of the medicines I could give her would help her breathe well in her home. The prescription I wanted to write was for healthy housing.

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