Research

American Dreams and Diets

Most immigrants are healthier than native-born Americans upon arrival, but this immigrant health advantage tends to decline the longer one lives in the US.

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Prescribing Fruits and Vegetables

Through partnerships with supermarkets and health providers, it is possible to improve consumption of fruits and vegetables among low-income residents.

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Public Health Without Public Funds

There is growing consensus about the role and importance of public health among policymakers, but increasing federal monies have not followed.

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An Invisible Driver of Medical Costs

Cost of care for individuals with both behavioral and medical conditions can be two to three times higher than for individuals with only medical illness.

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Kristen Bibbins-Domingo

Oluwatobi Alliyu profiles Kristen Bibbins-Domingo to define precision medicine and highlight its uptake in health systems for at-risk populations.

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William Darity

PHP Fellow Oluwatobi Alliyu profiles William Darity to define reparations for Black Americans and identify those responsible for enacting reparations.

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Updating Your Health Status

Questions about privacy and consent arise as researchers predict diagnoses by analyzing individuals’ Facebook status updates and electronic medical records.

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Onyebuchi Arah

Oluwatobi Alliyu profiles Dr. Onyebuchi Arah to highlight current trends of noncommunicable diseases and social inequities in the US and around the world.

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Charles Lewis

Oluwatobi Alliyu profiles Dr. Charles Lewis, Founder and President of the Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy.

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Hectic Vectors

The incidence of insect-borne diseases, like Eastern Equine Encephalitis, continues to rise across the US. Blame it on climate change.

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