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Reclaiming the Soul of Health Care

Solving seemingly intractable and long-lasting health issues requires a health care system that is wise, compassionate, humble, and just—all virtues that our system does not reflect.

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Signed Up with No Say

In a good-faith effort to help more residents enroll and to coordinate their care between Medicare and Medicaid, Cal MediConnect automatically enrolled dual-eligible residents from 7 counties—without their consent.

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Keeping Elderly Loneliness at Bay

Intuitive, affordable, and usable technology can help mitigate the social and emotional loneliness seniors face during Covid-19.

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Abortion Access and Covid-19

Executive orders that close essential services and jeopardize health should not be justified by misinterpretations of Supreme Court decisions.

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Covid-19 Changes Climate Patterns

A systematic study explores how the pandemic has impacted the short-term environmental patterns in China, California, and worldwide.

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Amani Allen

Dr. Amani Allen, Executive Associate Dean at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, explores race and socioeconomic inequities as social determinants of health.

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Schools and Scales

Policymakers argue school BMI policies prevent childhood obesity. But recent research indicates that the practice is not only ineffective. It’s harmful.

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Arjumand Siddiqi

Dr. Arjumand Siddiqi, professor of epidemiology at the University of Toronto, discusses the caveats of health equity and what needs to be prioritized.

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Less Stress

Conventional research on stress, poverty, and race often concludes that poorer minority families live the most stressful lives; a recent study suggests that, in Detroit, there is more to the story.

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Mike Siegel and David Jernigan

Drs. Mike Siegel and David Jernigan discuss lessons learned from the MACH trial and how industry inflects public health research.

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Mario Rosser

During Black History Month, Mario Rosser, candidate for New York City Council, reflects on relationships between politics, cities, and health.

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Good, Bad, and Ugly

Local public health systems could play a significant role in reducing rural disparities during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.

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Breast Density by Law

The standard for detecting breast cancer is imagery – either by mammogram or ultrasound. However, breasts are not uniformly photogenic.

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