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February 2024 Sara Rosenbaum,
By February 1, 2024, more than 16 million Americans had lost Medicaid as a result of the unwinding of the special Medicaid continuous enrollment… More
February 2024 Gail R. Wilensky,
Five years ago, I wrote a column titled, “The Surprising Resiliency of the Affordable Care Act,” noting that despite the hostility of the Trump… More
January 2024 Kushal T. Kadakia, Harlan M. Krumholz,
In 1999, the Institute of Medicine published a seminal report titled To Err is Human, which determined that tens of thousands of patient deaths… More
January 2024 Marianne Udow-Phillips, Samantha Iovan, Peter D. Jacobson,
The imbalance in US health spending between public health and medical care is no secret. For example, of the more than $3.8 trillion in US health… More
January 2024 David N. Pellow,
Research on the linkages among climate change, public health, and mental health is still in its early stages, with scholars just beginning to explore… More
December 2023 Jonathan I. Levy,
In November 2023, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a proposed rule that would require water systems to replace all lead service… More
December 2023 Lawrence O. Gostin, Sarah Wetter, Alexandra Finch,
In November of this year, global health leaders gathered at the World Health City Forum in Incheon, South Korea to discuss the future of the… More
December 2023 Sandro Galea, George J. Annas,
We are likely still too close to the Covid pandemic, too enmeshed in its ongoing risks, to fully evaluate what we did right and what we did wrong these past years, and how we can best plan for future pandemics. More
December 2023 John Lowe,
Including Native American perspectives in discussions of health equity is essential to gaining a comprehensive understanding of health. As the… More
November 2023 John E. McDonough,
National and state polls are still early and close regarding the 2024 presidential race between likely nominees President Joe Biden and former… More
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