With fruits and vegetables, clinic builds a healthier community

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By Bryan Roth, Duke Health If a kitchen can be the center of community in a home, it’s fitting that the Duke Outpatient Clinic is filling that role for Durham residents through its Fresh Produce Program. For almost two years, staff, providers and medical students have helped food-insecure patients find needed comfort by filling their fridges and pantries. Each month, … Read More

Food & Nutrition: How one woman turned tragedy into a healthy new lifestyle

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On March 23, SEEDS in downtown Durham held an event with Chantel Johnson called “Gun Violence to Homesteading,” where she shared her story of survival that leads to her passion for homesteading in North Carolina. Johnson is from inner-city Chicago. Her community was predominately black, high in crime, and lacked in resources. She mentioned the high risk of gun-related deaths in Chicago and also the lack of Level 1 trauma centers to assist in proper treatment for … Read More

Meet Jonaé Brown: Senior Communications Intern

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In March we welcomed Jonaé Brown to the Healthy Durham 20/20 team as our inaugural Senior Communications Intern. A soon-to-be graduate of North Carolina Central University, Jonaé will be with us part-time for a term of approximately one year, helping us talk to the people of Durham County on social media and in-person at events around the area. To help … Read More