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Identifying Disparities in Health Outcomes and Mortality for …

WEBThe American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) population experiences more severe health risks and disparities as compared with other racial and ethnic groups in the United …

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The State of Rural Public Health: Enduring Needs in a New Decade

WEBThe United States has surpassed 330 million in population, with more than 65 million living in rural jurisdictions. 1 There is a well-described urban–rural divide in the …

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American Public Health Association (APHA)

WEBThe August issue of AJPH features a special section on indoor air quality and public health. The American Journal of Public Health ( AJPH) is dedicated to the …

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Social Determinants of Health: Future Directions for Health …

WEBA fair amount of research has investigated mid- and downstream social determinants of health (e.g., education, neighborhood condition, risk behaviors, and …

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Structural Racism, the Social Determination of Health, and Health

WEBPublic health researchers have directed increasing attention to structural racism and its implications for health equity. The conceptualization of racism as …

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Advancing Health Services Research to Eliminate Health Care …

WEBFindings from health services research highlight continuing health care disparities in the United States, especially in the areas of access to health care and quality of care. …

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Evolving Intersectionality Within Public Health: From Analysis to

WEBPDF/EPUB. Intersectionality, an indispensable critical theoretical framework for public health, 1,2 is ideally suited to address the current “deadly confluence of health, …

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America’s Declining Well-Being, Health, and Life Expectancy: Not …

WEBIt is an axiom in demography and public health that life expectancy increases over time. 1 In nations that are free of war, famine, and disease outbreaks, the increase …

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Supporting Health Equity Through Data-Driven Decision-Making: …

WEBMCPHD used a data-driven approach to select sites equitably for COVID-19 testing. We matched positive case reports from private and public laboratories to electronic health …

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An Overlooked Strategic Powerhouse: How Nurses Can Rise to the

WEBPHN is “the practice of promoting and protecting the health of populations using knowledge from nursing, social, and public health sciences.” 4 (p1) Between 37 …

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Core Competencies and a Workforce Framework for Community …

WEBCommunity health workers (CHWs) have long been an essential component of the US public health workforce. 1,2 They effectively manage chronic disease, promote …

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Aligning US Spending Priorities Using the Health Impact Pyramid …

WEBThere is a systematic misalignment in public sector spending in the United States, with health care spending vastly outstripping social services and public health …

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Income and Income Inequality Are a Matter of Life and Death.

WEBFIGURE 1— COVID-19 Infection and Hospitalization Rates Among Medicare Beneficiaries: United States, January 1–November 21, 2020 Note. This figure …

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A Framework for Public Health Action: The Health Impact Pyramid

WEBA 5-tier pyramid best describes the impact of different types of public health interventions and provides a framework to improve health. At the base of this pyramid, …

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A Theory of Change for Aligning Health Care, Public Health, and …

WEBWith the nation now in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the health care, public health, and social services sectors are rapidly adapting to new ways of …

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What Is Population Health

WEBWe propose that the defini- tion be “the health outcomes of a group of individuals, in- cluding the distribution of such outcomes within the group,” and we argue that the field of …

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Introduction Health Equity: African Americans and Public Health

WEBSection I covers psychosocial and behavioral determinants of health and health inequities among African Americans. This section explains the roles of selected …

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Defining Priorities for Action and Research on the Commercial

WEBIn recent years, the concept of commercial determinants of health (CDoH) has attracted scholarly, public policy, and activist interest. To date, however, this new attention has …

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Health Worker Mental Health: Addressing the Current Crisis and …

WEBHealth Care System Changes and Reported Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Registered Nurses. Our survey data from more than 1000 nurses indicate that …

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