Research

Period Poverty and the Unhoused

People experiencing homelessness reported difficulty obtaining sufficient menstrual products—in shelters and on the streets.

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Community Care: Gaps in Addiction Treatment

The researchers compiled county health and demographic data of communities surrounding non-profit hospitals to better understand the racial and ethnic make-up of the communities and what types of opioid use disorder treatment strategies are offered.

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Saru Jayaraman

Saru Jayaraman is the president of One Fair Wage and director of the Food Labor Research Center at University of California, Berkeley. She launched One Fair Wage to end subminimum wage payments for all employees in the United States. She talked with Public Health Post about the current work of One Fair Wage, how the pandemic affected service industry workers, and the health impacts of Covid-19 on the restaurant industry and tipped employees.

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