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Death Watch

Does the news reflect what we die from? We have been conditioned to fear the exceedingly rare and ignore what’s more likely to kill us.

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Measles Madness

Health authorities declared that measles had been eliminated from the nation in 2000, yet the virus has reemerged at alarmingly high rates in 2019.

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Missing out on Mental Health

In the US, 1 in 5 adults experiences mental illness, but residents of northeastern states are more likely to be treated for mental illness.

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Race, Place, and Health

While the practice of redlining is now illegal, the consequences of the resultant segregation are still felt today. 

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WHO Adds 2+1+1

The 2+1+1 regimen can reduce PrEP’s cost and adherence burden, yet it may not close the gap in reaching those at the center of the HIV epidemic.

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Unpaid Bills

In 2018, nearly four in 10 Americans experienced at least one material hardship despite a relatively strong economy, calling for solutions to bridge this gap.

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Poverty and Pb in Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s communities with higher poverty rates correspond with higher levels of lead exposure, which can have detrimental health effects for children.

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Millions Say #MeToo

Sexual violence particularly inflicts suffering and pain on females, low-income individuals, and people who identify as LGBT.

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Smoke or Breathe?

Exposure to air pollution is less noticeable than exposure to smoking, but an increasing number of people are subject to air pollution’s harmful effects.

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Mothers and Money

Relationships between mothers and their children are particularly vulnerable when family money is short, which can affect childhood development.

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