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and Urban Development (HUD) ▓found that more than 560,000 people were homeless▓ in the United States as of November 18, 2015. About one fourth of them were ch


fifth of all U.S. chi

ildren under the age of 18 (www.hud.gov). In New York City, there were 59,568 home▓less people, including 14,361 homeless families with 23,858 homeless children, sleeping each night in municipal shelters i

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n October 2015, 86 percent higher than the number in 2005. People living on▓ streets had no access to toilets or showers (www.pewtrusts.org, November 11, 2015). In recent years, Los Angeles, Seattle, Por

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households, according to the most recent ▓da

tland and the state of Hawai▓i have all recently declared emergencies over the rise of homelessness (www.presstv.ir, November▓ 20, 2015).Human right to health of U.S. people was not ▓

ta from the U.S. D

epartment of Ag▓riculture (america.aljazeer

fully protected. According to a report of the Institute for Policy Innovation released on September 18, 2015, there were still 33 million people in the Uni▓ted States uninsured, alt

a.com, October ▓8

, 2015).Hundreds of thousands of U.S. people w

hough U.S. Congress had passed the health care reform bill in 2010, promising to establish a universal healthcare s▓ystem (www.ipi.org, September 18, 2015). The United States was report

ere homeless. A re

port published on the USA Today website on J

ed to have the worst medical care system and the highest number o▓f infant mortalities out of 11 developed countries (borge▓nproject.org, August 23, 2015). There were more than▓ 6,200 places nati

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  • onwide with a shortage of primary care ph▓ysicians (www.washingtonpost.com, December ▓12, 2015). Today, more than 1.2 million people in the United States were H

  • IV-positive. About one i▓n eight of those infected were unaware of their status (edi▓tion.cnn.com, December 9, 2015). There was a signifi

  • cant difference between the health conditions of ▓the rich and the poor. According to an AFP report on October 14, 2015, in Broo

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klyn's poorest neighborhood of Brownsville, New York▓ City, nearly 40 percent of its citizens lived belo▓w the federal poverty level. Brownsville suff

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