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A “Micro-Ounce” of Cancer Prevention

Precision medicine holds great promise for managing and treating cancer. Yet an underfunded and underutilized breakthrough is already available: cancer prevention.

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Climate Disease and Kidney Injustice

In areas of Central America there is an extraordinary Chronic Kidney Disease epidemic. Some have proposed the disease be named heat stress nephropathy. It has been suggested that the cause is climate change.

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Public Health Advocacy or Propaganda?

Recent research focuses on two distinct ways public health professionals think about advocacy: ‘selling’ public health or ‘giving voice’ to communities who tend not to be heard in public health research and policy discussions, and the risks inherent in both approaches.

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Better Needs Assessments for Better Education Outcomes

About one in six US public schools did not meet standards for student achievement in the 2014-2015 school year. Children of color and kids from low-income families are most affected by the low performance of these schools.

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Air Mattresses and Infant Deaths

Air mattresses are increasingly seen as an affordable and transportable sleep surface. However, there were 108 cases of infant death between 2004 and 2015 involving air mattresses, and this figure may be vastly underreported.

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The Financial Burden of Sexual Assault

Research by Ashley M. Tennessee and colleagues highlights the costs incurred by privately-insured female rape survivors as a result of the violent crimes committed against them.

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