Cyburbia was founded in 1994, and is the Internet's oldest continuously operating planning-related Web site; it functions today as a portal and busy social networking site for planners and others interested in the built environment.
This article describes Project Brotherhood: A Black Men's Clinic, which is run by Dr. Eric Whitaker and located in Chicago's Woodlawn neighborhood. The clinic helps African-American men in this south Chicago neighborhood combat heart disease (a leading killer of black men in this community), and provide them with other necessary services.
The sociocultural environment exerts a fundamental influence on health. Interventions to improve education, housing, employment, and access to health care contribute to healthy and safe environments and improved community health.