In spite of health insurance coverage gains achieved under the Affordable Care Act, a new study found that many Americans are still struggling with “catastrophic” health care costs.
The Harvard Ministerial Leadership Program offers an online dashboard and other tools to guide ministers in developing countries on health, education, economic planning, and finance policy during the coronavirus pandemic.
With COVID-19 highlighting the health disparities between Black and white Americans, a growing number of public health experts are calling for cash reparations to address the inequities. “Cash restitution would save lives,” said Mary Bassett, François-Xavier Bagnoud Professor…
Medicaid expansion propelled by the Affordable Care Act has been linked with a significant reduction in risk of early death among patients with newly diagnosed cases of breast, lung, and colon cancer, according to a new study.
Four experts, including one from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, proposed several ways that the medical community can adopt an antiracist approach to clinical care.
Between the years 2016 and 2019—the majority of President Donald Trump’s current term in office—the number of Americans without health insurance jumped by about 2.3 million, and that loss of health coverage led to at least 3,399 deaths…
The coronavirus pandemic is driving up food insecurity among children nationwide, according to experts from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Two Harvard Chan School experts explored the implications of the 2020 election for the future of U.S. health policy in a special report in the New England Journal of Medicine.
After the election, changes are likely on the docket for the Affordable Care Act, telehealth, and the COVID-19 response, according to Harvard Chan School health policy expert Benjamin Sommers.
Voting is one of the most potent ways to effect large-scale change in public health, according to Michelle Williams, dean of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In an October 16, 2020 op-ed in The Philadelphia Inquirer,…