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June 2021 Georges C. Benjamin,
“Another influenza epidemic like that of 1918 is only one of a number of unforeseeable events which might profoundly affect public… More
April 2021 Joshua M. Sharfstein,
In 1988, the Institute of Medicine (now the Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine) defined… More
April 2021 Gail R. Wilensky,
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, the view was expressed that, without federal direction, states would not have reliable vaccine distribution plans. In… More
March 2021 May CI Van Schalkwyk, Nason Maani, Jonathan Cohen, Martin McKee, Mark Petticrew,
A crisis forces us back to the questions themselves and requires from us either new or old answers, but in any case direct judgment. A crisis becomes… More
March 2021 Daniel M. Walker, Valerie A. Yeager, John Lawrence, Ann Scheck McAlearney,
Context: The novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has highlighted significant barriers in the exchange of essential information between… More
January 2021 Dolly RZ Theis, Martin White,
Context: In England, the majority of adults, and more than a quarter of children aged 2 to 15 years live with obesity or excess weight. From 1992 to… More
October 2020 Sandro Galea,
It is not difficult to feel, these days, that we are living in revolutionary times that demand a re-ordering of the status quo and a re-thinking of… More
August 2020 Ju Nyeong Park, Saba Rouhani, Leo Beletsky, Louise Vincent, Brendan Saloner, Susan Sherman,
Context: Drug overdose is the leading cause of injury-related death in the United States. Synthetic opioids, predominantly illicit fentanyl and its… More
July 2020 Charley Willison, Iris Holmes,
Policies and models concerning the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) that operate on the assumption that preparedness and response will occur under… More
July 2020 Jennifer L. Pomeranz, Yue Huang, Dariush Mozaffarian, Renata Micha,
Context: Suboptimal intake of fruit and vegetables (F&Vs) is associated with increased risk of diet‐related diseases. Yet, there are no US… More
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