Public health departments are trying to prevent birth inequities incarcerated individuals often face. The LEV program in Contra Costa is one such example.
In the last two decades, needle exchange programs have slowly become more prevalent across the United States, and they have been shown to significantly impact bloodborne pathogens. Unfortunately, the lack of federal organization and the stigma surrounding these programs do not bode well for effectively addressing bloodborne illnesses.
The measles vaccine has saved millions of lives since its introduction in the 1960s. The spread of misinformation puts this progress in jeopardy.
The current blood shortage has resulted in severe obstacles to immediate, effective medical care, making those dramatic surgeries and cutting-edge cancer therapies ever more difficult to perform. Research throughout the past decade continues to show that an overwhelming number of college students have positive views when asked about blood donation, but only half actually donate.
Traffic congestion is more than just a daily annoyance. It can negatively impact your health.
The United States currently has one of the highest infant mortality rates of all developed countries in the world. In this time of crisis, many black women have begun to search for care outside of the traditional model.
How does Islamophobia affect Muslim Americans’ access to equitable health care?
Our reliance on the Internet to access a variety of resources makes net neutrality more valuable now than ever. Healthcare is just one example.
Free clinics help underserved populations access medical services and volunteers gain critical experience in the health field. So, why not have more?
Debate over healthcare has raged on the national level, but proposals that cut public funding for health services can have very local effects.