The determinant of health that likely has the greatest impact on public health and health equity may be the one most public health professionals have the least to say: the ideological direction of the country.
Why did George Floyd’s killing set off nationwide demonstrations, and what message should we take from them?
Recent pieces address abortion bans’ impacts, defending science against attacks, the decision about declaring an Ebola emergency, and more.
New figures from CDC give an updated look at the awful racial disparities in US maternal mortality, while new proposals offer solutions.
It’s Black Maternal Health Week. Actions in Congress and state Medicaid programs can help address the awful racial disparities in maternal mortality, but we also need comprehensive solutions to racism and inequity.
This year’s County Health Rankings elevate the intrinsic connections between health and opportunity, underscoring the considerable inequities that put certain communities at greater risk of poor health and disease.
Recent pieces address different outcomes for those who face potentially fatal conditions, treating women’s lives as bargaining chips, the fate of science — and one specific analysis of tipped workers’ income — under the Trump administration, and more.