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How Boston-area hospitals are catering to the suburbs

Marquee Boston-based hospitals such as Massachusetts General Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have been expanding their footprint in the surrounding suburbs, according to news reports. A January 4, 2021 Boston Magazine article explored the ins and…

Better Off: A new podcast from Harvard Chan School

How can we make our families, communities, and our world a little bit better during the COVID-19 crisis, and beyond?  That's the question we're asking on Better Off, a new podcast from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public…

Experts: Reparations could help address health inequities

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 linked with fewer cancer deaths

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.