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‘Left Out’: Less Healthy Vote for Trump

A recent study by Jacob Bor of the Boston University School of Public Health showed that voters in areas with stagnated or declining life expectancy were more likely to vote for Trump.

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Public Health Post Fellowship

Public Health Post reaches out to policymakers, journalists, scholars, and students to catalyze conversations on population health policy. Students passionate about public health communication, journalism, social media, and change-making should apply for the Public Health Post fellowship.

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Female Caregivers and Workforce Nonparticipation

Research shows that an overwhelming majority of Americans out of the workforce are women with a high school education or less, and about half of these women cite caregiving as the reason.

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Contaminated Water

GenX is a chemical compound currently contaminating the Cape Fear River. Despite health implications of GenX and other PFAS chemicals, there are no federal regulations in place.

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Prioritizing Adolescent Health

According to the WHO, adolescents make up around one fifth of most countries’ population. Investing in adolescent health can be both impactful and cost effective for generations to come.

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Chronically Ill and Incarcerated

Recently released inmates are at a high risk of death. The Transitions Clinic Network (TCN) assists former inmates with medical care, mental health and substance use treatment, housing, food, and employment.

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Health Center Funding Cliff

Community Health Centers are facing a major funding cliff unless Congress acts soon. Access to affordable health care hangs in the balance for millions.

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Racial Reconciliation: Lessons from Sumner, MS

How do we deal with our complicated racial past and present? David Jones reflects on his experience visiting the Emmett Till Interpretative Center.

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Neighborhood’s Effect on Pregnancy

Genetics, age, nutrition, and diet can contribute to low birth weight. Recent research suggests another factor to consider—the level of crime in the mother’s neighborhood.

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