Population Health and Disparities
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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.Categorized in
Sociodemographic and Health Status Differences in Delaying Medical Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic Among Older Adults: Findings From the Health and Retirement Study
During the COVID-19 Pandemic, adults in the United States reported delaying medical care, which may be tied risk of infection and local policies limiting appointment.Categorized in
Considerations in the Implementation of Multicancer Early Detection Tests
An analysis of the potential benefits and challenges of multi-cancer blood-based tests.
Addressing Regulatory Barriers to Buprenorphine Access at Retail Pharmacies
Regulations on buprenorphine are creating dispensing barriers at retail pharmacies that impact Americans with opioid use disorder.
Lack of Diversity in Clinical Trials Costs Billions of Dollars. Incentives Can Spur Innovation
Economic incentives to recruit more diverse participants for clinical trials are available and could save the U.S. billions of dollars.
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.Categorized in
Cannabis Regulations Inadequate Given Rising Health Risks of High-Potency Products
A new USC Schaeffer Center white paper shows how state-level cannabis regulations have weak public health parameters compared to other countries, leaving consumers vulnerable.Categorized in
Federal Regulations of Cannabis for Public Health in the United States
State-level cannabis regulations have weak public health parameters compared to other countries, leaving consumers vulnerable.Categorized in
Associations of Eating Identities With Self-Reported Dietary Behaviors and Body Mass Index
Researchers examined correlations between participants’ race/ethnicity and other socio-demographic characteristics and affinity with these eating identities.Categorized in
California Has a Child Care Crisis. How Finding It – and Paying for It – Can Be a Nightmare
Child care providers, many already struggling before COVID, have been hit hard over the past two years. Plummeting demand for child care, increased cleaning and supply costs, virus safety measures and capacity restrictions created a perfect storm of stressors, said providers and experts familiar with the child care field.Categorized in