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Dr. Epstein discusses potential strategies to increase insurance sign ups, including altering the ways insurance plans work (e.g., 5 year plans versus single year plans) or changing the ways that insurance plans are marketed (moral framing versus economic self-interest framing).
When families lose access to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children program (WIC) there appear to be no negative impacts on nutritional intake for kids.
Higher COVID-19 Vaccination and Narrower Disparities in US Cities with Paid Sick Leave Compared to Those Without
The effectiveness of value-based messages to engage gun owners on firearm policies: a three-stage nested study
This paper introduces the COVID-19 US State Policy (CUSP) Database, a continuously updated repository of policies, as well as highlights how the research conducted using the database has impacted policy decisions.
The TROLLEY Study: assessing travel, health, and equity impacts of a new light rail transit investment during the COVID-19 pandemic
The TROLLEY (TRansit Opportunities for HeaLth, Livability, Exercise and EquitY) study will use rigorous methods, as described in this Study Protocol paper in BMC Public Health, to advance our understanding of health, well-being, and equity-oriented outcomes of new light rail transit (LRT) line in
Family Resource Centers are community-based hubs that share the philosophy that strengthening families through a strengths-based, culturally relevant, family-centered approach is a key mechanism to foster healthy communities.
Prenatal substance use laws are aimed at reducing the use of illicit substances during pregnancy. Supportive laws increase access to substance use treatment during pregnancy, either through additional funding or priority access for pregnant people.
Research shows that the risks and burdens of the COVID-19 pandemic are larger for marginalized populations, with Black, Hispanic, and Indigenous peoples more likely to contract and die of COVID.
When children are no longer eligible for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) due to age requirements, mothers reduce their own nutritional intake to provide more food for their children.