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Our opinion page features commentary from some of the best minds currently working to improve the public’s health on issues related to population health and health policy.
October 2020 Sara Rosenbaum,
It goes without saying that United States Supreme Court Justices are transcendently skilled lawyers. Indeed, there is no higher recognition of legal… More
October 2020 Joshua M. Sharfstein,
In my basement office, visible over my shoulder in my daily video calls, is a framed print of the famous World War I poster entitled, “The health of… More
October 2020 Harold A. Pollack, Riyaa K. Randhawa,
Thus far, the COVID-19 pandemic has taken more than 200,000 lives in the United States. In this frightening time, Americans understandably are focused… More
September 2020 Lawrence O. Gostin,
A novel, unidentified virus in Wuhan, China, ignited a historic global pandemic within months. Nature and human behavior combined to produce a global… More
September 2020 Richard M. Scheffler, Taylor L. Wang,
There is little doubt that the cost of health care and universal coverage will be a major topic discussed at the upcoming presidential debates. A key… More
September 2020 Seth A. Berkowitz, Shreya Kangovi,
Americans are dying at startling rates, not only from COVID-19 but also its reverberating socioeconomic effects: massive unemployment, food… More
July 2020 Charley Willison, Iris Holmes,
Policies and models concerning the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) that operate on the assumption that preparedness and response will occur under… More
July 2020 Dalton Conley,
Like many privileged Manhattan residents, my family was lucky to escape from New York City as the number of cases of COVID-19 was on its steepest… More
July 2020 David Rosner,
At last, some good news! According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), this year has witnessed a 25% decrease in energy demand in a large number… More
June 2020 John E. McDonough,
For some years I’ve pondered a Commonwealth Fund chart showing the growth in gross domestic product (GDP) for health care comparing the United… More
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