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Expanding Medicaid is the right thing to do for public health

In a study published in the Sept. 13, 2012 New England Journal of Medicine, ACP Member Benjamin Sommers, MD, PhD, and his colleagues at the Harvard School of Public Health provided ... the strongest evidence yet that expanding Medicaid has major positive
November 2012

ACP Internist

I also suspect that many health care institutions will require their staffs to wear masks long after the public will have been advised that masking is no longer advised. ... But the better response, which every responsible public health expert (or even
May 2022

Public health as political prisoner

Public health as political prisoner. If a foreign government took the U.S. ... Self-defense against harm is, pretty self-evidently, an issue of both public justice, and public health.
May 2022

Public health and citizens, truly united

Public health and citizens, truly united. There are just 2 problems with the prevailing conception of “public health,” the public, and health. ... We might fix this by putting faces on public health more reliably, demonstrating vividly the skin we
May 2022


An accompanying editorial noted that the health inequities experienced by Black patients with kidney disease are longstanding and multifaceted and cannot be solved simply by tweaking the equations used to estimate ... The solutions and the productive
January 2022

Gun violence is a public health issue

Gun violence is a public health issue. The horrific massacre in Las Vegas hit the nation like an avalanche. ... Indeed, having a deep suspicion and healthy mistrust of government is something uniquely American (also relevant to the health care debate).
May 2022

Former Surgeon General to be featured speaker at today's Opening Ceremony | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

As Surgeon General, Dr. Murthy commanded the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, a uniformed service of 6,600 public health offices serving vulnerable populations in 800 locations domestically and ... abroad. During his tenure, he helped
April 2019

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

ACP is concerned by reports that public health officials and experts across the country are being harassed due to their recommendations on combating the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Health officials should not be subject to threats for merely doing their jobs,
September 2020

Freedom versus control in a private vs. public health care system

Freedom versus control in a private vs. public health care system. ... city. The system Down Under is an interesting mix of both public and private health care, but still with a solid government-run backbone for people who really can't afford
May 2022


31. Similarly, a study of one health system, published by the same journal on Jan. ... Governments should invest in risk communication and community engagement strategies to boost the confidence that individuals have in government guidance in public
February 2022

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