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May 2021 Rashawn Ray, Lawrence O. Gostin,
May 25, 2021, marks the first year following the murder of George Floyd by convicted former police officer Derek Chauvin. Videos of police killings… More
April 2021 Lawrence O. Gostin,
The future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is on the line at the Supreme Court. Again! For the 3rd time since its enactment in 2010. This term, the… More
April 2021 Joshua M. Sharfstein,
In 1988, the Institute of Medicine (now the Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine) defined… More
April 2021 Gail R. Wilensky,
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, the view was expressed that, without federal direction, states would not have reliable vaccine distribution plans. In… More
April 2021 Sara Rosenbaum,
When it comes to examples of health injustice, the United States has a wealth of candidates to consider. One of the worst, however, is that more than… More
April 2021 Julia A. Wolfson, Cindy W. Leung, Alyssa Moran,
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the largest government nutrition assistance program in the United States, provides money for… More
March 2021 Mark V. Pauly,
One feature of President Biden’s COVID-19 relief bill is a trial run of his earlier proposals to expand subsidies for people who use Affordable Care… More
February 2021 David K. Jones,
The 2022 midterm elections already loom large over the Biden administration and Congressional allies. What the administration is able to accomplish… More
February 2021 Katherine Swartz, Judy Feder,
As increasing numbers of nursing home residents and workers receive the COVID-19 vaccines, it will be too tempting to say, “Great! That takes care… More
January 2021 John E. McDonough,
President Joe Biden hopes to husband a new administration and, perhaps, a new politico-economic era distinct from that of President Donald Trump and… More
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