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Diabetes, Dialysis, and Documentation

Without Medicaid expansion, undocumented patients with end-stage renal disease have no other pathways for dialysis but sporadic emergency department care.

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Mental Health, Minority Mothers

Pediatric, African-American patients with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia tend to grow up with younger mothers than their White counterparts.

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Innovation for Rural Health

The conventional view of emergency department visitation as only necessary for acute illness is far from reality in rural communities.

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Immigration and the Health of LGBTQ+ Asylees

As restrictive policies further stretch an overburdened asylum system, the role of health professionals in the asylum process has never been more important.

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Ill from Pills

Minors with a history of eating disorders are especially vulnerable to the harms of diet pills and muscle-building supplements.

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Incarcerations’ Costs for Families

Evidence shows that children who experience a family member’s incarceration are at greater risk of experiencing negative health outcomes.

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SNAP and the Public’s Health

Increasing the SNAP budget, though politically challenging, has the potential to both reduce government spending and improve population health.

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Sex in a New Body

While physicians encourage patients to undergo bariatric surgery for weight loss, data show that improved sexual health could be an additional benefit.

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Denial of Service and LGBT Health

The question of which civil liberty takes precedent—equal protection under the law or religious liberty—remains largely unanswered.

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Tiny Toxicity

Researchers are looking for evidence on whether ingestion of microplastics have an impact on human health and, if so, by how much.

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