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The Black-White Infant Mortality Gap

64,876 babies could have been saved between 1999 and 2013 by eliminating the Black-White infant mortality gap , according to a recent study in the American Journal of Public Health.

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The Opioid Crisis: Implications for Addiction Management

Prescribing practices, while an important part of the story, cannot fully explain the opioid crisis. An examination of the communities most affected over time suggests a process driven by severe economic strain and protracted war.

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LGBT Rights and Adolescent Health

New research shows the extent of health disparities affecting transgender populations, making research and programs to improve transgender health more vital than ever. 

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Low Birth Weights after ICE Raid

Evidence from Novak et al. shows aggressive immigration policy has a tangible health impact. Infants born to Latina mothers had a greater risk of low birth weights after the Postville, Iowa ICE raid.

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El Salvador: Sex Ed In the Time of Zika

The Zika virus brought attention and resources to El Salvador, but was this enough to overcome the cultural stigmas surrounding sex ed?

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Forgotten Lessons from Nuremberg

A new article in the American Journal of Public Health explores how certain conditions can motivate health professionals to become complicit in, and even condone, torture.

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If They Don’t Count Us, We Don’t Count

The collection of population-level data on sexual orientation and gender identity are extremely important to better understand the experiences of LGBT Americans. Momentum on adding these questions to surveys appears to have ground to a halt under the Trump-Pence Administration.

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