Health

Correcting Healthcare in Correctional Facilities

Cost saving strategies for American correctional facilities.

Better Outcomes, Lower Costs?

When a public health department shifts from a local independent institution to a regionalized department spending on public health services increase.

No Smoking: Hospital non-smoking policies’ effect on smokers

How well do hospitals fare in maintaining smoke-free grounds, and who gets caught in the fray with such policies?

Filing Taxes: Good For Your Health

Expansions in the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) are associated with improved child health outcomes.

Rising Costs, Expanding Waistlines

What dropping ten pounds could mean for your state and your pocketbook

Balancing Equity and Efficiency in the Market for Kidneys

Dr. Lainie Ross, Associate Director of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, discusses inequities in the kidney allocation system and provides insights on potential improvements.

Insure Thy Neighbor

Researchers find evidence of negative spillovers from the uninsured onto insured heart attack patients

Who’s Getting the Help? Access to Mental Health Services in African American Communities

Major gaps in access to mental health treatment persist between white and African American communities.

Fighting Tuberculosis with Innovation and Collaboration

Operation ASHA co-founder and CEO Sandeep Ahuja discusses how his organization is bringing new ideas to the fight against one of the world's oldest diseases.

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