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January 2023 Taryn A. G. Quinlan, Amelia L. Mitchell, Glen P. Mays,
Context: Improving maternal and child health (MCH) care in the United States requires solutions to address care access and the social determinants… More
December 2022 Alexander D. McCourt, Sarah A. White, Sachini Bandara, Theo Schall, Daisy J. Goodman, Esita Patel, Emma E. McGinty,
Context: Amid increasing drug use among pregnant individuals, legislators have pursued policies intended to reduce substance use during pregnancy.… More
December 2022 Y. Tony Yang, Sherrie Flynt Wallington, Stephanie Morain,
Policy strategies to promote access to—and use of—paternity leave (and leave for non-birth parents more broadly) can therefore promote a healthier and more equitable society. More
February 2022 Jessica L. Webster, David Paul, Jonathan Purtle, Robert Locke, Neal D. Goldstein,
Context: Rates of preterm birth and infant mortality are alarmingly high in the United States. Legislated efforts may directly or indirectly reduce… More
August 2021 Jeff Niederdeppe, Liana B. Winett, Yiwei Xu, Erika Franklin Fowler, Sarah E. Gollust,
Investments in early childhood education can have a long-lasting impact on health and well-being. This study by Jeff Niederdeppe of Cornell University and colleagues compared types of messages to garner public support, including simple advocacy messages, policy narratives (short stories with a setting, characters, and a plot that offers a policy solution to a social problem), and inoculation messages (messages designed to prepare audiences for building resistance to opposing messages). The authors found that narrative messages may be particularly effective in persuading individuals inclined to oppose such policies, while inoculation messages may protect favorable child care policy attitudes. More
January 2021 Edward L. Schor,
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October 2020 Joshua M. Sharfstein,
In my basement office, visible over my shoulder in my daily video calls, is a framed print of the famous World War I poster entitled, “The health of… More
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