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Health Equity Intitiative Community Screening and Dialogue - Bad Sugar
Saturday, May 17, 2008 - 12:00pm to Saturday, May 17, 2008 - 2:00pm

Multnomah County Health Department Health Equity Initiative
Community Screening and Dialogue

Bad Sugar

Saturday, May 17, 12 noon - 2 p.m.

New Columbia Education Center
4625 N Trenton St., Portland, OR 97203

Starting in March, Multnomah County will be one of several communities across the country to feature the documentary Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick in a series of public screenings. Unnatural Causes, a seven-part documentary, is shaking up our understanding of what really makes us healthy or sick. We invite you to join us in dialogues with community members, community-based organizations, civic and business leaders, and local elected officials, to discuss the root causes of health inequities as well as long-term solutions. For more information about the Health Equity Initiative, visit


Each screening will focus on a particular topic and feature a different section of the series, and refreshments will be served at all events. This dialogue will discuss:

Bad Sugar

How many people do you know with diabetes? Is it easy for you to eat fresh fruit and vegetables each day? Political decisions about food can make it easier or harder for you to eat healthy and manage or prevent diabetes. Find out how….