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How to Protect Yourself Against Wildfire Smoke This Fire Season: Five Tips in Everyday Language
Helpful tips on staying protected from wildfire smoke.
When to Use Survey and Administrative Data for Financial Health Measurement: Lessons from the Financial Health Pulse
Researchers merge bank account transaction data with nationally representative survey data to offer some unique insights that survey data or transaction data alone may miss.
Rapid Growth in Oncology Practices Directly Dispensing Cancer Drugs
Medically integrated dispensing allows oncology practices to dispense oral anticancer drugs at their practices in onsite pharmacies.
Opioid Overdoses Continue to Kill Americans: Comprehensive Policy Action Needed
The opioid epidemic has only worsened since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Women and Adolescent Girls Face Barriers Accessing Birth Control and Plan B – Even in Blue States Like California
States dedicated to ensuring women receive the care they need should fix existing gaps in contraceptive access.
Seeking the Biological Foundation of Human Capital Theory
Many parents of young school-aged kids will inevitably endure the question, “Why do I have to go to school?” Children are aware that school is a costly investment! Their parents anticipate that schooling offers long-term benefits of gaining both cognitive skill and maturity and grit that together matter for achieving later life success.
The Unequal Causes and Costs of Dementia
Dementia and its costs aren’t equally borne by all populations. Studies indicate that, compared to older non-Hispanic white adults, older Black adults are about twice as likely to have dementia, and older Hispanic adults about one and one-half times as likely.
Here’s How Public Health Messaging Can Help With the Next Phase of the Pandemic
As COVID-19 cases increase and officials warn of a potential new surge, confusion still bedevils our public health messaging.
Will the Rise of Work From Home Improve Our Health?
As the pandemic becomes endemic, major companies have announced varying polices about the future of remote work. Matthew Kahn argues that government and industry should accommodate WFH or hybrid plans because the benefits are manifold.
Racial Disparities in Accessing Treatment for Substance Use Highlights Work to Be Done
Older Americans are increasingly seeking treatment for substance use disorders with older Black Americans who start treatment being much more likely to have their treatment terminated and not finish compared to white adults.