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Cultivating Latino Policymakers to Ensure Health Care for All

With over 53 million in the United States, and more than 50,000 gaining the right to vote each month, Latinos are becoming increasingly influential in the American political sphere. Democrats’ promises of reform in areas ranging from immigration [...]

January 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Smoking Gun

The authors of this study sought to create the most comprehensive evaluation to date analyzing gun ownership data over the past thirty years. They did so while controlling for eighteen potential confounding factors including violent crime rate, [...]

November 25, 2013 // 1 Comment

Cellphone ban policies [Podcast]

Drs. Cedric Dark and Nii Darko discuss the effects of cellphone bans on traffic accidents and fatalities in this podcast. Listen to it HERE. [...]

September 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

2012 Year in Review (Part 3 of 4)

Health Policy   FDA approval for the vaccine that protects women against HPV infection occurred in 2006. Since then, we have seen a brutal match between public health and legislators on policy over this vaccine. Although the science remains [...]

December 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Ballot or the Wallet

Voting is one of the quintessential aspects of citizenship in the United States. Yet, on average, fewer than one in two physicians casts a vote in America. Physicians cast a ballot significantly less often than the general public or lawyers. [...]

August 27, 2012 // 1 Comment

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