Trench fever in urban people who are homeless

A disease common during the First World War, trench fever, has been found in some urban populations experiencing homelessness in Canada, and physicians should be aware of this potentially fatal disease, highlights a practice article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). The article describes a 48-year-old man who visited an emergency department in Manitoba with […]

Study finds success in Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s efforts to end homelessness

The Moore Place permanent supportive housing facility in Charlotte, NC. Credit: Moore Place A new comprehensive study from UNC Charlotte’s Urban Institute, College of Health and Human Services and School of Social Work shows an effective approach to ending chronic homelessness that helps those in need and benefits communities. The Housing First Charlotte-Mecklenburg initiative, an […]