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Scooter Safety

Researchers review injuries caused by electric scooters in Southern California to study the rising concerns for pedestrians and motorist safety.

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The Remaining Uninsured Americans

Disparities in health insurance coverage persist. Hispanic and Black adults are still more likely to be uninsured compared to their White counterparts.

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Research

On Short-Term Health Plans

Understanding how short-term plans are marketed is important for both consumers and state regulators now that the limit of short-term plans is extended.

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Un-Well-Being

2017 marked the first time no state reported an improvement in well-being from the year before according to the Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index.

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News

New Crew 2019

Spring is coming and so are the first articles from our newest group of PHP writing Fellows who join PHP at a time when our readership is growing sharply.

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Spring Break Vacation

We’re on vacation! Public Health Post is taking a #springbreak publishing break. Thank you for reading PHP and for joining us in conversation on social media. We’ll be back online on Monday, March 18. See you then!

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Methadone Matters

With opioid addiction on the rise, how prepared are we to care for those in need of treatment? Researchers study problems with access to methadone clinics.

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Your DNA Could Imprison Your Child

Questions about confidentiality have risen as genetic testing companies may share your family information on public databases.

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Crowding, Commutes, and Children

Rising rents are causing families to move to small spaces or into suburbs. These crowded households and long commutes may directly impact children. 

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