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Harvard Public Health: Winter 2008

In this issue

Health care for (almost) everyone
More than 18 months after Massachusetts’ landmark legislation mandated that nearly every resident have quality health care insurance that is affordable, how is this bold experiment doing? Might state-led reforms like this one succeed where a federal proposal in the 1990s failed? What lessons might other states draw? read more on the Massachusetts health care law

Also in this issue

From the dean
“An investment in the future”

Bacteria without borders
Scientists trace inflammatory ulcerative colitis to failure of immune system “peacekeeper”

Project Antares
Can students launch enterprises that turn a profit while saving lives?