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The Texas Women’s Healthcare Coalition has raised concerns that a bipartisan effort to restore access to family planning services by expanding a state-run primary care program isn’t shaping up as planned. 

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During our five-day program, we will tackle topics ranging from the country’s historic health care expansion to health and homelessness.

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While reactions to Bloomberg’s soda ban continue to effervesce, those truly concerned with the public’s health would be well advised to hold their praise.

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Are many journalists so attuned to the study of lifestyle factors fueling the rise of cancer, heart disease and diabetes that infectious disease flew under the radar?

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How can a wider audience be engaged in the broad-ranging and often complex issues of population health? Ben Harris-Roxas, a health impact assessment consultant, has some suggestions.

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The notion that health is influenced by societal factors has been around for generations. Rudolf Vicherow, known for his advancement of public health, is quoted famously for his 1841 declaration that “medicine is a social science, and politics is nothing else but medicine on a large scale”. The c

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The link between exercise and life expectancy, getting a share of California's health insurance exchange, and why hospitals charge so much for drugs, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Journalist Lisa Jones muses on covering Native American health issues and remembers her friend Stanford Addison.

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Are community health experts and policy makers looking in the right places as they analyze America's health woes? A team of interviewers took to the streets in Philadelphia, cameras in hand, to find out what ordinary people think about health in their neighborhoods.

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Do public health professionals have certain political responsibilities?

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