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Do Test Scores Really Matter?

Test scores for students have increased in the past two decades in Massachusetts, yet the disparity between racial and socioeconomic groups still persists.

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Practice What We Preach

A 2019 study shows that public health schools’ maternity leave policies are too often not in keeping with their proclaimed values.

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Who’s in US Jails?

In the United States, a person can be held in jail awaiting trial for days, weeks, months, or years because they cannot afford to pay bail bond. 

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Low Rent, High Rent

With reducing numbers of affordable housing and increasing demand, people across major US cities are moving towards middle-market rentals.

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Measuring Meditative Movement

Practicing yoga, tai chi, and qigong has increased, but integrating mind-body therapies into primary care would ensure wider access to the benefits of YTQ.

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Cancer Survival Is (Mostly) Improving

Cancer is slowly releasing its grip and the survival rates are increasing. Data presented show the 5-year survival rates for common cancers.

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Documenting Delays in EMS Wait Times

One of the first studies to document delays in EMS care asks whether ambulance response times were longer in low-income versus high-income urban zip codes.

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Direct-to-Docs Opioid Marketing

Pharmaceutical industries are marketing opioids directly to physicians. How much of it contributes to current opioid addiction epidemic?

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