Viewpoint

Death Comes for the Homeless

For many persons who experience homelessness, life is short and death is not gentle.

...more
Viewpoint

It’s Dangerous to Confuse Sex Work and Trafficking

A new law designed to thwart online sex trafficking shuts down sites like Backpage.com and Craigslist personal ads. Sex workers use these sites to solicit and vet clients and share information about predators and say the legislation increases the dangers they face.

...more
Viewpoint

Crowdsourcing the Opioid Epidemic

In 2015, Boston established a Mobile Sharps Collection Team to respond to discarded needle pick-up requests throughout the city. Data from discarded needle locations could provide an opportunity to address the underlying epidemic. 

...more
Viewpoint

Race, Discrimination, and Health: 50 Years after MLK

Fifty years after Dr. Martin Luther King’s death, racism, discrimination, and prejudice continue to fill the national discourse, especially regarding healthcare. The social justice that Dr. King fought for remains critical to American health today.

...more
Viewpoint

No MENA Category is a Mistake

The Census Bureau will not include a Middle East and North African (MENA) category in the 2020 US Census. The incorporation of a MENA category on the Census and medical and public health surveys would improve our understanding of Arab American health.

...more
Viewpoint

Women in Leadership and Public Health

Women make up half of the population and yet barely hold 20% of the seats in the U.S. Congress. Here’s why women candidates are important for public health.

...more
1 2 3 4 5 9 10 11
SHARES