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September 2023 Maria-Elena De Trinidad Young, Sharon Tafolla, Fabiola M. Perez-Lua,
The tensions among state
immigrant policies, local immigration climates, and federal policy changes indicate that state immigrant policies are not implemented equally across state communities, resulting in challenges and limited benefits from policies for many immigrant communities. More
August 2023 Harold A. Pollack, Nate Glasser, Selwyn Rogers, Jr.,
Not long ago, some of us were asked to attend a meeting at our institution on the topic of development and employment opportunities for young people… More
July 2023 Sandro Galea,
The recent Supreme Court ruling striking down decades of race-based affirmative action in college admissions has reopened, once again, the national… More
July 2023 Eli K. Michaels, Tracy Lam-Hine, Thu T. Nguyen, Gilbert C. Gee, Amani M. Allen,
Cultural racism is a pervasive social toxin that surrounds all other dimensions of racism to produce and maintain racial health inequities. Yet, cultural racism has received relatively little attention in the public health literature. More
June 2023 Kevin Fiscella, Ronald M. Epstein,
Health matters to people and society. People generally desire to live longer, continue to function independently, and experience well-being throughout… More
May 2023 Arrianna Marie Planey, Donald A. Planey, Sandy Wong, Sara L. McLafferty, Michelle J. Ko,
Rural places affected by rural hospital closures have greater travel burdens for acute care. Across the rural South, racial/ethnic inequities in spatial access to acute care are most pronounced when travel times to the second nearest open acute care hospital are accounted for. More
April 2023 Jeff Niederdeppe, Jiawei Liu, Mikaela Spruill, Neil A. Lewis Jr., Steven Moore, Erika Franklin Fowler, Sarah E. Gollust,
Context: Long-standing racial inequities in health and well-being are shaped by racialized public policies that perpetuate disadvantage among Black,… More
April 2023 Paula Braveman,
Preterm birth (PTB)—birth before 37 completed weeks of pregnancy—is among the most important indicators of a population’s health. It is the… More
April 2023 Roshanak Mehdipanah,
This Perspective demonstrates that housing insecurity—which encompasses the dimensions of housing unaffordability, inaccessibility, and inadequacy—is a major public health issue with strong ramifications affecting households, neighborhoods, and cities. More
April 2023 Ninez A. Ponce, Riti Shimkhada, Paris B. Adkins-Jackson,
In this commentary, we focus on data equity in racialized and minoritized groups by commenting on the institutional commitments, notably community-partnered initiatives put forth as priorities by the Biden Administration in 2021. More
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