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Reflections on the United States Health Care System and the Right to Health

Bill of Health

To design systems and policies that promote the right to health, a holistic and proactive approach is needed, one in which people, institutions, and corporations have a shared responsibility in promoting physical, mental, and social well-being. health care system. COVID-19 and the U.S.

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Carceral Health Care Is Designed to Fail

Bill of Health

COVID-19 is not the first pandemic within prisons. Like these earlier carceral pandemics, the over 620,000 COVID-19 infections and 3,100 related deaths among incarcerated individuals to date simply expose how U.S. health law and policy fails to protect people in custody. By Andrea C.

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Channeling Tip O’Neill: “All Public Health (Love) is Local,” U.S. Health Citizens Tell the de Beaumont Foundation

Health Populi

Appreciation for public health in America tends to be a local-love thing, according to research from the de Beaumont Foundation. The COVID-19 pandemic raised health citizens’ awareness of the role and importance of public health — and for 7 in 10 people in the U.S., Nor is public health.

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Redefining PPE As Primary Care, Public Health, and Health Equity – The Community PPE Index

Health Populi

.” Perhaps Definition 3 in the OED could be updated by a blog published online in the September 25, 2020, issue of Health Affairs, A New “PPE” For A Thriving Community: Public Health, Primary Care, Health Equity. Why redefine, really re-imagine, PPE? In the U.S., In the U.S.,

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Stress in America, Like COVID-19, Impacts All Americans

Health Populi

Thus, 2 in 3 Gen Z adults in college say the COVID-19 pandemic makes planning for their futures feel impossible. APA found generational differences in Americans’ perceptions of their mental health comparing this year with last year. Stressed in America – COVID-19 Takes Toll on Finances, Education.

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Prison Health Care is Broken Under the Medicaid Inmate Exclusion Policy

Bill of Health

Gamble (1976), affirmed that incarcerated individuals have the constitutional right to health care. Incarcerated individuals need health care more than ever in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has disproportionately affected those within correctional facilities. 3514) are particularly critical.

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Only in America: The Loss of Health Insurance as a Toxic Financial Side Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Health Populi

Losing health insurance in the pandemic: a financial toxic side effect. Nearly 7 million Americans lost health coverage due to COVID-19, a national survey from Civis Analytics found, in The State of Health Insurance in COVID-19 America. Race matters for health insurance in America.