Research

Pain, Prescriptions, and Prejudice

African Americans disproportionately inherit sickle cell disease and depend on opioids to cope with pain, making treatment a challenge during an epidemic.

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Cravings for a Reality Check

A surge in respiratory illness and death associated with vaping and electronic-cigarette use calls on health agencies and departments to prevent new cases.

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A Custom to Latch Onto

As public health professionals, we must support parents in their decisions to breastfeed for as long as they choose and in whatever space they select.

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Rise in STIs

Substance use, unstable housing, and reduced condom use among young people and men who have sex with men are part of the increased number of cases of STIs.

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Parks as Violence Prevention

Parks and Recreation Departments can be strong, nontraditional partners in promoting resilience and preventing violence among youth.

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Cuts and Condoms

Black men are impacted by HIV more than any other group in the US, and programs like Barbershop Talk with Brothers could reduce HIV inequities nationwide.

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Power to Create Life

Little research has investigated how men’s attitudes and perceptions may influence women’s exposure to reproductive coercion.

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Professional Protection

How will the Supreme Court’s decision determine health insurance coverage and employment protections for LGBTQ+ Americans?

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Profile

Cornell William Brooks

PHP Fellow Jori Fortson profiles Cornell William Brooks to highlight his career in social activism and his views on overcoming health inequities.

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Gloria Respress-Churchwell

PHP Fellow Jori Fortson profiles Gloria Respress-Churchwell to discuss her book, Follow Chester!, microaggression, and the art of public health writing.

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