Research

Perceptions of Powerlessness

Perceived powerlessness may influence both perceived safety and mental health, particularly for women on college campuses.

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2020 PHP Fellowship

Apply for the PHP Fellowship to research and write powerful stories on population health and social justice with a diverse team of writers and editors.

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Injection Protection

A judge in Philadelphia ruled safe consumption spaces do not violate federal law, which may push others to seriously consider this harm reduction option.

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Profile

Neera Tanden

PHP Fellow Greg Kantor profiles Neera Tanden to discuss her work during the Obama Administration and responding to the legacy of slavery.

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Passing the Baton to Millennials

The public’s health and wellbeing now depend on the LGBT activists of the HIV epidemic’s early days to pass the baton to Millennials.

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Profile

Gloria Respress-Churchwell

PHP Fellow Jori Fortson profiles Gloria Respress-Churchwell to discuss her book, Follow Chester!, microaggression, and the art of public health writing.

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Research

A Healthy House from Medicaid?

The link between housing stability and Medicaid suggests that costs for health and housing may be in direct competition for families already on the brink.

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Research

Diabetes, Dialysis, and Documentation

Without Medicaid expansion, undocumented patients with end-stage renal disease have no other pathways for dialysis but sporadic emergency department care.

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Research

Mental Health, Minority Mothers

Pediatric, African-American patients with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia tend to grow up with younger mothers than their White counterparts.

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News

Death with Dignity

Massachusetts House bill H.1926 could allow physicians to prescribe life-ending medication to terminally ill patients who wish to die.

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Research

Innovation for Rural Health

The conventional view of emergency department visitation as only necessary for acute illness is far from reality in rural communities.

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Hectic Vectors

The incidence of insect-borne diseases, like Eastern Equine Encephalitis, continues to rise across the US. Blame it on climate change.

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Immigration and the Health of LGBTQ+ Asylees

As restrictive policies further stretch an overburdened asylum system, the role of health professionals in the asylum process has never been more important.

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