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SPH This Week
July 19, 2015
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10 Ideas for Better Health of the Massachusetts Public
What are policy efforts that can improve the health of Massachusetts?
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Rates of Drunk Driving Tied to State Alcohol Policies
A 10 percent increase in the strength of state alcohol laws could result in 400,000 fewer drunk drivers.
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Early Menarche Linked to Aggressive Breast Cancer in African American Women
Onset of menstruation could play role in disproportionate incidence of estrogen receptor (ER)-negative breast cancers.
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Dean Galea Receives Honorary Doctor of Science in Scotland
The University of Glasgow recognized Dean Galea's ongoing work in improving the health of underserved populations.
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No Drinking or Smoking Until Age 21: A Q&A with Professor William DeJong
DeJong weighs in on the pioneering new Hawaii law.
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It’s Time to Regulate the Fertility Industry
Right now, it’s “buyer beware” when seeking help to have a child.
by George Annas
‘Hypertension’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Too Much Tension’ — quotes article co-authored by Barbara Bokhour, associate professor of health policy and management.
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
The High Cost of Gridlock — quotes Jonathan Levy, professor of environmental health.
The Boston Globe
Insurers Asked to Improve Health Cost Websites — quotes Alan Sager, professor of health policy and management.
Huffington Post
Marrying Health and Human Rights: How LGBT Health and Population Health Will Improve Because of Marriage Equality — article by Dean Sandro Galea.
The Conversation
The ACA Is Here to Stay, But That Doesn’t Mean the Fight for Health Care Reform Is Over — article by David Jones, assistant professor of health policy and management.
U.S. News & World Report
This Form of Birth Control Is More Effective Than Having Your Tubes Tied — quotes Quita Christison, a 2015 alumna.
Faculty Senate Meeting
Tuesday, July 28, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, CT305.
BU Employment Fair
Wednesday, July 29, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
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