In its recent call to action, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Commission to Build a Healthier America1 noted that nearly one-fifth of all Americans live in unhealthy neighborhoods that are marked by limited job opportunities, low-quality housing, pollution, limited access to healthy food, and few opportunities for physical activity, and that nearly half of black children live in unhealthy areas of concentrated poverty.
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