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SPH This Week
March 6, 2016
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Gender Equity and the Health of Populations
On the occasion of the Supreme Court reopening the question of abortion rights, and of International Women’s Day, a comment on gender equity and population health.
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Fertility Treatments Raise Mothers’ Risks of Health Problems in Delivery
[VIDEO] More research needed into role of assisted reproductive technology (ART) in maternal health complications.
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Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Identified among Beef-Packing Workers
Role of beef-production chain in transmission of bacteria warrants further study.
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SPH Researchers Named 'World’s Most Influential Minds'
Dean, faculty among 2015 Thomson Reuters list of most-cited scientists.
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Professor Guest-Edits Special Cancer Issue of LGBT Health
Ulrike Boehmer calls for greater attention to cancer burden of LGBT populations.
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Professor Presents on Health of Black Women
Yvette Cozier presented findings of Black Women’s Health Study in honor of Black History Month.
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Viewpoint: Texas Abortion Laws—Health Protection or Pretext?
Public health professionals must stand against using women’s health as façade to hide political or economic self-interest.
by Wendy Mariner
A Huge International Study of Gun Control Finds Strong Evidence That It Actually Works — references Dean Sandro Galea.
The Opioid Treatment Business Is Booming — quotes David Rosenbloom, professor and chair of health law, policy & management.
Africa’s Children Need Help Coping with a Myriad of Stresses, Not Just HIV — article by Jennifer Beard, assistant professor of global health.
Psych Patients at This Hospital Were Tied Down and Ignored, Records Show — quotes George Annas, professor of health law, policy & management.
Nation’s Health
New Guidelines Could Help Alcohol Industry Reduce Youth Ad Exposure — quotes Craig Ross, research assistant professor of epidemiology.