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Health Equity


Study: US infant health inequality on the rise
by

Lindsay Syms

on

March 05, 2021

Since 2010, low birth weight has increased for Black American infants by 1.5% per decade, a new study says.
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Health Equity


Another benefit of raising the minimum wage? Better US health
by

Michele Late

on

February 04, 2021

Raise the Wage Act would gradually raise the minimum wage to $15
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Health Reform


HHS to reopen insurance enrollment through federal marketplace next month
by

Mark Barna

on

January 29, 2021

Millions could regain coverage lost during COVID-19 pandemic
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Health Reform


Biden administration expected to strengthen Affordable Care Act
by

Mark Barna

on

January 22, 2021

Medicaid expansion could bring affordable coverage to millions
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Coronavirus / Funding / Environment


President Biden supports public health in executive orders
by

Mark Barna

on

January 21, 2021

Actions include rejoining World Health Organization and the Paris climate agreement
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All Things APHA


Check out our top 10 most-read posts of 2020
by on

December 16, 2020

Let’s look back at the most popular Public Health Newswire posts of the year.
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Coronavirus


Transparency, equity key to COVID-19 vaccine rollout
by

Donya Currie

on

December 11, 2020

Latest COVID-19 Conversations webinar stresses need for community-driven vaccine messaging