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En-“suing” Medical Debt

Large health systems in Virginia changed their billing policies after receiving negative media attention.

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Life After Loss

The pandemic has underscored disenfranchised grief, or grief that is not “openly acknowledged, socially validated, or publicly mourned.”

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Quality Over Quantity

Researchers analyzed hospital advertising expenditures and quality of hospital care between 2008 and 2016.

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(Im)Mortal Beings

When success for athletes is defined as winning and playing time, where does mental health come in?

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Mia Roberts

Mia Roberts is the vice president of community relations for the Big Sister Association of Greater Boston, one of nearly 300 affiliates of the National Big Brothers/Big Sisters Federation.

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Heads in the Game

Does race influence emergency department visits and concussion diagnosis among kids?

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The Brand Name Game

A prescription medication study found that using only generic drugs would have saved Medicare $1.67 billion dollars and patients $270 million in 2017.

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Times of Infodemic

Covid-19 highlighted a need for communicating health information more accurately and clearly.

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Artists Incarcerated

Prison art programs have been shown to help people develop self-control, self-esteem, emotional understanding, social skills, and internal motivation.

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Taking an Extra Stroke

Stroke mortality was most common in counties with a high percentage of Black or Asian residents, persons older than age 64, a high uninsured population, and low physical activity.

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