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Housing for Whose America?

The Trump administration’s proposed 2020 Budget for a Better America ultimately raises this question: a better budget for whose America?

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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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The Suffering Generation

As millennials strive for financial stability, the struggles and despair continue feeding into the rising death rates with drugs, alcohol, and depression.

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Rising Deductibles

A recent analysis of out-of-pocket spending by the Kaiser Foundation found that between 2006 and 2017, deductibles increased as co-pays shrank.

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Research

Bacteria: The Summer Bummer

With population growing in US coastal areas, we can expect more Americans to become ill from beach water until the sources of contamination are addressed. 

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Research

Refugee Health and Religion

Public health professionals partnering with refugee communities should pay attention to religion as an important factor for refugees’ wellbeing.

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Depths of Despair

Evidence points to “deaths of despair” across all racial and ethnic groups. Efforts to mitigate cultural despair should target populations of young adults.

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Affordable Health Care is a Mirage

Without change, health insurance will become even less affordable for more people over time, increasing the number who forgo coverage or care altogether.

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Surprise Bills at the ER

Millions of Americans receive a surprise–and often pricey–out-of-network ER visit bill, putting too many seemingly health-insured Americans into debt.   

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Environmental Justice for All

Zoning codes and land-use laws govern the way cities are planned and built. Their development has excluded low-income people and people of color.

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Death Watch

Does the news reflect what we die from? We have been conditioned to fear the exceedingly rare and ignore what’s more likely to kill us.

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Research

For Women’s Wellbeing, Place Matters

States with higher levels of gender inequality also have a higher prevalence of women reporting psychological intimate partner violence than men.

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Measles Madness

Health authorities declared that measles had been eliminated from the nation in 2000, yet the virus has reemerged at alarmingly high rates in 2019.

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