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Alan B. Cohen,
For 100 years, the Milbank Quarterly has been a respected presence among the leading scholarly journals in the fields of public health and health… More
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
Danielle Rhubart, Qiushi Chen, Glenn Sterner, Robert Newton, Bethany Shaw, Dennis Scanlon,
The impacts and costs of the opioid epidemic in the United States have been well documented in the popular press, in public health circles, and from local, state, and federal policy perspectives. More
Sanket S. Dhruva, Marcus A. Bachhuber, Ashwin Shetty, Hayden Guidry, Vinay Guduguntla, Rita F. Redberg,
Ideally, medical care is based on diagnostics and treatments for health conditions that have evidence that their benefits outweigh any potential… More
Kamaria Kaalund, Andrea Thoumi, Nrupen A. Bhavsar, Amy Labrador, Rushina Cholera,
Context: There has been unprecedented uptake of disadvantage indices such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index… More
Alexander D. McCourt, Sarah A. White, Sachini Bandara, Theo Schall, Daisy J. Goodman, Esita Patel, Beth McGinty,
Context: Amid increasing drug use among pregnant individuals, legislators have pursued policies intended to reduce substance use during pregnancy.… More
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
Helen Newton, Jennifer Humensky, Howard Goldman, Susan H. Busch,
Context: Community mental health facilities often do not offer the full range of evidence-based clinical and support services for individuals with… More
Cullen M. Lilley, Minerve Delille, Kamran M. Mirza, Megan Parilla,
Diagnostic molecular genetic testing and so-called personalized medicine are just now being integrated into the current American health care system. The way in which these tests are integrated can either exacerbate or reduce health disparities. More
Denise A. Tyler, Zhanlian Feng, David C. Grabowski, Lawren Bercaw, Micah Segelman, Galina Khatutsky, Joyce Wang, Angela Gasdaska, Melvin J. Inger,
Context: In 2012, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services implemented the Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations Among Nursing… More
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