November 16, 2020
CHICAGO — New policy adopted by physicians at the American Medical Association’s (AMA) Special Meeting of its House of Delegates (HOD) recognizes racism as a public health threat and commits to actively work on dismantling racist policies and practices across all of health care.
July 29, 2020
"Hasn’t the time come to think of health as a common good that we collectively protect, and disconnect, from social and economic forces? As a society we are a collective, and it is only by taking care of ourselves as a collective that we will coexist with inevitable pandemics and other potential natural disasters."
May 28, 2020
Because broadband affects nearly every social determinant of health, barriers to adoption and use represent significant challenges in individual and community-level outcomes.
February 26, 2020
Census data are used to determine which areas are considered rural and help researchers understand the characteristics and needs of rural America's population. Policymakers use census data to make decisions about how to allocate federal funding for programs that service rural America.
November 6, 2019
In a report released Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tried to estimate the impact of harmful childhood experiences on health in adulthood.