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Summer Publishing Break

Public Health Post is taking a summer publishing break. Thank you for reading, writing, listening, and subscribing. We’ll be back with new stories about the state of the health of the population on Monday, August 24.

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More Than the Sticker Price

The physiologic definition of infertility carries an underlying cis-heteronormative bias that excludes individuals who experience social infertility.

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The Weight of Freight

Diesel engines are harmful because they release particulate matter and nitrogen oxides into the atmosphere as they combust.

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Health at Home

Congress has supported measures to encourage home health agencies to work in rural areas since the 1980s by using rural add-on payments.

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In Sickness and in Health

Much of the high uninsurance rate among LGBQ people is due to their increased risk of living in poverty, but some is due to legal insurance discrimination.

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Andy Vargas

Representative Andy Vargas shares how he sees public health everywhere — from gun violence to racial equity — while listening to his constituents.

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Race and Algorithms

Health algorithms measure risk with data established in conditions of inequity, and as a result, they reproduce racial disparities.

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The Arab American Dream?

Immigrants to the US tend to be healthier than their children and grandchildren. Arab Americans may be an exception to the pattern.

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Too Late to Deliberate

Understanding how legal landscapes shift during public health emergencies is crucial for state planning and preparedness.

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In the Water

Children from low-income communities are vulnerable to the effects of not receiving adequate fluoride and are at higher risk of developing cavities.

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Vector Inspector

PHP Fellow Tasha McAbee profiles Dr. Bartholomay to spotlight her work as a medical entomologist expanding vector surveillance in the US.

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Reopening Restaurants

The Covid-19 pandemic has amplified the adverse conditions inherent to restaurant work and elevated health risks faced by workers.

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Who’s Checking In?

Gay and bisexual teens of color living in red states and in the South face additional barriers, namely that their providers avoid discussing sexual health.

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