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As we approach the fifth anniversary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, this March, and, in July, the 50th anniversary of the… More
Our op-ed section features some of the best minds currently working to improve the public’s health.
Gail R. Wilensky,
Joshua M. Sharfstein,
Lawrence O. Gostin,
David A. Kindig,
Catherine D. DeAngelis,
Elizabeth M. Badley, Mayilee Canizares, Anthony V. Perruccio, Sheilah Hogg-Johnson, Monique A.M. Gignac,
Context: Baby boomers are commonly believed to be healthier than the previous generation. Using self-rated health (SRH) as an indicator of health… More
Julia A. Wolfson, Sarah E. Gollust, Jeff Niederdeppe, Colleen L. Barry,
Context: The public’s views of parents’ behaviors and choices—and the attitudes held by parents themselves—are likely to influence the success… More
Marian Moser Jones,
Context: A decade after the nation’s Skid Rows were razed, homelessness reemerged in the early 1980s as a health policy issue in the United States.… More
Daniel M. Fox,
Context: For more than a century, policy in the United States has incentivized both expansion in the number and size of tax-exempt nonprofit… More
Nancy R. Kressin, Peter W. Groeneveld,
Context: The literature on disparities in health care has examined the contrast between white patients receiving needed care, compared with… More
David M. Studdert,
Lawrence Gostin’s excellent book Global Health Law was published in March 2014, the same month the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that a… More
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