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Housing for Child Health

In Chicago, chronic eviction and housing instability meant increased odds of an underweight baby or of an infant’s death.

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Cost of Survival

The higher prevalence of financial struggle among younger cancer survivors provides additional evidence that health insurance protects against hardship.

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Who Gets to Sleep?

Poor sleep is not equally distributed. What does it mean for the public’s health if racism is one of the reasons why some people sleep less?

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Change of State

Analysis of Google location history revealed how effective emergency declaration, social distancing, and shelter-in-place were at influencing behavior.

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Multidimensional Masculinity

Valuing toughness and anti-femininity might be risk factors because of the negative connotations associated with seeking treatment for mental health.

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Gambling in the Military

Service members experiencing depression, alcohol dependence, and legal problems were the most likely to experience gambling problems.

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Restoring LGBTQ Health

By the end of 2015, nearly 60% of LGBTQ people reported at least 14 poor health days after the passage of a Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Indiana.

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What About Men of Color?

Men of color report feeling unheard and uninformed about the care their partners received, similar to feelings reported by women of color in prior studies.

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Segregating Access to Care

Black Americans are at a higher risk of failing to receive needed care compared to Hispanics or Latinos and Whites because of distance to trauma centers.

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It’s About Time

Long, unreliable commutes make it harder to be a good student, limiting the benefits of choosing a higher quality school.

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Mona Sarfaty

Mona Sarfaty, Director of the Program on Climate and Health, identifies the intersection of the Covid-19 pandemic and climate change.

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Counting Trans Health

Trans-specific screening guidelines would help ensure trans people have the same chance at early, life-saving treatment as the rest of the population.

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Transit Workers’ Right to Pee

OSHA’s loose guidelines on restroom access do not sufficiently protect workers from health risks posed by limited restroom access.

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