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May 6, 2015

Health Equity—More than Equal Access

Much attention has focused on reaching, educating, and enrolling uninsured people in health coverage programs. Getting people health coverage is one way to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in health, but it does not achieve health equity—going beyond eliminating differences among groups of people and attaining the highest level of health for everyone. Healthcare coverage … + read more

February 27, 2015

Community Curbs Injustice

“A tragedy of American life — one that most citizens are able to drive around because it doesn’t touch them — is that young people in ‘those neighborhoods’ too often inherit from that dysfunction a legacy of crime and prison,” said FBI Director James Comey in a recent speech at Georgetown University. “And with that … + read more

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