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Scoring Stress for Asthmatics

While the racial disparities associated with asthma rates have been well-documented, specific ways adolescence changes asthma management are less studied.

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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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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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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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Antonia Villarruel

Antonia Villarruel, Dean of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, shares her insights on working together to advance health equity.

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What Are You Smoking?

To avoid marijuana misuse, governments should consider standardizing descriptions of marijuana potency on products for sale by using simple symbols.

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Philadelphia Reduces Tobacco Use

Tobacco use has declined over the past 50 years in the United States, but not at the same speed for minorities and people with low incomes.

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Our Price for Prisons

Whole communities are afflicted by incarceration, and the criminal justice system may harm the communities they supposedly protect.

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Sarah Lowe

Sarah Lowe of the Yale School of Medicine reflects on the state-of-the-science about mental health in a time of crisis and how Covid-19 changed her work.

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