Topic: public opinion

Polls show deep partisan divide over Affordable Care Act

Despite millions of Americans newly insured under ACA, most Americans still do not approve of the legislation For immediate release: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Boston, MA – A comprehensive analysis of data from 27 public opinion polls conducted by 14 organizations, including…

Americans mistrust medical profession, but like their own doctors

Americans are less likely to trust the medical profession than people in many other countries, but they often like their own doctors, according to a new report from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). The seemingly contradictory findings—based on an examination of…

Alzheimer's: What Is the Value of Knowing Early?

[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event examined the results of a new poll conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health and Alzheimer Europe on perception and awareness of the disease among residents in th

Survey explores communication during West Virginia water crisis

Elena Savoia, research scientist in the Department of Biostatistics and deputy director of the HSPH Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center, was recently interviewed on WOWK-TV in Huntington, West Virginia about crisis communication around the state’s winter 2014 water crisis, in which…