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January 2023 Sigall K. Bell, Fabienne Bourgeois, Joe Dong, Alex Gillespie, Long H. Ngo, Tom W. Reader, Eric J. Thomas, Catherine M. DesRoches,
Context: Policy shifts toward health information transparency provide a new opportunity for patients to contribute to diagnostic safety. We… More
September 2022 Courtnee Melton-Fant,
Racial health inequities are well-documented and pervasive in the United States, but there is still resistance to naming structural racism—and the resultant public policies— as the root cause of those inequities. More
June 2022 Simar Singh Bajaj, Anthony Zhong, Bhav Jain, Fatima Cody Stanford,
The connections between infrastructure and health are robust, from the benefits of green spaces, physical activity, and clean air to the consequences of water pollution, community severance, and environmental contamination. More
July 2021 Paula M. Lantz,
Critical Race Theory (CRT) has recently become the focus of conservative pundits’ vitriol and Republican lawmakers’ knee-jerk policy action. As of… More
March 2021 Jonathan Purtle, Rennie Joshi, Félice Lê-Scherban, Rosie Mae Henson, Ana V. Diez Roux,
Context: A substantive body of research has explored what factors influence elected officials’ opinions about health issues. However, no studies… More
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