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Did you notice we are not having a gun debate right now?

In the midst of the horrific tragedy in London, the President tweeted a rhetorical question about how there wasn’t a gun debate following that terror attack unlike those in San Bernadino or Orlando. Trump simplistically explains the answer to [...]

June 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Who’s Going to Foot the Bill

A recent study explores the impact of rising health insurance costs on the phenomenon of “split coverage,”  a practice in which working poor families opt to cover their children via public insurance, even though employer-sponsored [...]

January 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Public Health Opportunities for Physicians

http://www.aaem.org/UserFiles/media/aaem-epa-podcast-episode-28.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 [...]

January 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Poor Lives Matter

A recent paper describes the impact of poverty on various health outcomes and social conditions using an elegant, easy-to understand method. The authors used the 2015 County Health Rankings National Data to determine the five-year averages for [...]

December 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

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