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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
April 2023 Anthony L. Schlaff, Ndidiamaka N. Amutah-Onukagha, Dorcas Mabiala, Jasmin Kamruddin, Fernando F. Ona,
Context: Since the beginning of COVID-19 and the rise of social justice movements sparked by the murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor in the… 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 Jamila Michener, Tiffany N. Ford,
Profound racial inequities were entrenched in crucial domains of American life long before COVID-19. In the wake of the pandemic, these preexisting disparities deepened. 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
March 2022 Seth A. Berkowitz,
Social conditions give rise to material realities. The social conditions structuring access to those resources “necessary to lower the risk of… More
February 2022 Heidi L. Allen, Ezra Golberstein, Zinzi Bailey,
The Biden administration has made Medicaid a central feature of its Build Back Better health policy platform, with a goal of reducing disparities.… More
November 2021 Michael D. Rozier, Kavita Patel, Dori A. Cross,
Context: Health care delivery is now inextricably linked to the use of electronic health records (EHRs), which exert considerable influence over… 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
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