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Context: “Nudges” and other behavioral economic approaches exploit common cognitive biases (systematic errors in thought processes) in order to… More
Context: Midwifery care, particularly when offered through birth centers, has shown promise in both improving pregnancy outcomes and containing costs.… More
The COVID-19 pandemic remains in full swing across the globe, with the death toll mounting steadily while the search continues for effective vaccines… More
The past five years has seen a substantial increase in initiatives and activities that foster community-level multisector collaboration to advance… More
Context: Bundled payments have been promoted as an alternative to fee‐for‐service payments that can mitigate the incentives for service volume… More
“Compression of morbidity,” a notion introduced by physician James Fries in 1980, remains an important construct in aging and population health… More
This has been an incredible period for public health: a time of unprecedented discussion of the science of population health in the media and in… More
Context: In the 2010s, the number of federal, state, and local transgender-specific policies increased. Some of these policies advanced protections… More
Context: Drug overdose is the leading cause of injury-related death in the United States. Synthetic opioids, predominantly illicit fentanyl and its… More
Context: Life expectancy in the United States has increased little in previous decades, declined in recent years, and become more unequal across US… More
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