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The Economic Benefit of Preventing HIV

In May 2014, the CDC released guidelines for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for individuals considered high risk for HIV infection: those in relationships with HIV positive partners, those engaged in high-risk sexual behavior, and those with [...]

May 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

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

Cellphone ban policies

http://www.aaem.org/UserFiles/EPAdvocates-Episode8.mp3 In this Policy Prescriptions® edition of the AAEM Emergency Physician Advocates: Legal and Policy Issues in Emergency Medicine podcast, Cedric Dark, MD MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine at [...]

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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