Research

Maternal Mistreatment

Understanding women’s lived experiences during and after pregnancy is essential to optimize birth outcomes and reduce maternal mortality in women of color.

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Tagging Tuberculosis

Lapses in testing guidelines undermine efforts to completely eliminate tuberculosis in the country despite decline in incidence and prevalence.

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Housing the Homeless

The number of people who are homeless has decreased in the US since 2007, but we have not seen increases in housing for all populations.

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Her Health is My Health

Most women chose their contraception based on their own research, obtaining information from the internet and friends, rarely from a health care provider.

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Children’s Allowance

The projected decline in children’s spending over the next 10 years will be driven mostly by a reduction in spending on education and nutrition programs.

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Insuring Immigrants

Many lawfully present immigrants remain uninsured due to fear, confusion about eligibility policies, and difficulty navigating the enrollment process.

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New Moms, No Insurance

Insurance coverage disparities still exist between mothers of different races and ethnicities despite the Affordable Care Act.

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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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