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SPH This Week
June 12, 2016
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Marginalization, Health, and the Federal Election
On disinvestment in the fundamental determinants of population health in the context of the 2016 federal election.
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Clinicians' Role in Contraception Guidance Seen as 'Limited'
Young adult black women view medical providers as "secondary" influence on pregnancy prevention decisions.
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Sanitation as a Basic Human Right
[VIDEO] Student research project takes closer look at sanitation access for homeless Bostonians.
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Nine Factors Fuel Readmissions from Rehab Hospitals
Factors including unemployment and poor motor function "significantly increase" odds of medically complex patients being readmitted.
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In the Classroom: Avoiding 'Barbie Savior'
Students in inaugural Tanzania Field Program prepare for global health work.
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SPH Magazine Wins CASE Award
Council for Advancement and Support of Education gives bronze to SPH This Year.
NBC News
How a Heroin Crisis Sparked a Police Revolution — quotes David Rosenbloom, professor and chair of health law, policy & management.
Can Your Genes Really Predict the Future of Your Health? — opinion by Dean Sandro Galea.
A Shooting Over a Cheeseburger Tells Us a Lot About America’s Gun Problem — references study co-authored by Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences, and Craig Ross, research assistant professor of epidemiology.
Business Insider
Independence of Compliance Reviews Is Questioned in Drug Firm Settlements — quotes Kevin Outterson, professor of health law, ethics & human rights.
Urban Health Seminar Presented by Dolores Acevedo-Garcia, Brandeis University—Measuring Equity in Children’s Health: Is 'Urban' the Right Scale?
Tuesday, June 14, 1:15 pm – 2:00 pm, L206.
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