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Caring for Immigrant Caregivers

Without immigrants to fill a substantial portion of the direct care workforce, direct care shortages may be worse than previously estimated.

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Gently Down the Stream

Depending on the location in New Hampshire’s Merrimack River, PFAS levels were 100 to 400 times higher than recommended safety thresholds.

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Miscounting Murder of Mothers

By counting homicides as maternal deaths, we might see that maternal mortality in the US is even worse than the current disturbing statistics indicate.

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What Are You Smoking?

To avoid marijuana misuse, governments should consider standardizing descriptions of marijuana potency on products for sale by using simple symbols.

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Pricing Healthcare

Recognizing costs–and confusion about costs–as increasingly common barriers to care can point us to appropriate interventions.

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Drinking and Criming

Identifying alcohol outlet characteristics connected with neighborhood violence may point to more feasible alternatives for making environments safer.

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Women’s Health in Shackles

Prisons are not set up to provide access to menstrual products, cervical and breast cancer screenings, or reproductive, prenatal, and menopause care.

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Oral Health is Public Health

The steady increase in HPV-related oral cancer reinforces the need for widespread HPV vaccination to help combat this trend.

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Sex the First Time

One in 16 women in the US are raped the first time they have sex, and this violence is associated with long-term, negative health effects.

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Communication is Key

Deaf and hard-of-hearing patients are more likely to report experiences of poor communication with health care providers than hearing patients.

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