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I, Physician. I, Witness.

Richard* comes into my office with low back pain.

He was 27 when he first tweaked his back while loading some tools into his work truck. 906 more words


Why the U.S. Needs Medicaid

From the report by Rachel Nuzum, Sara R. Collins, Melinda K. Abrams, Pamela Riley, M.D., Jordan Kiszla and Jamie Ryan from the Commonwealth Fund: 291 more words

Access To Care

2016 Legislative Session Recap

As we prepare for the next legislative session, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the 2016 session and share our priorities and successes. 691 more words

Health Care

Inspiring Change: Access Alliance Celebrates a Decade of Transformative Research

Informative, inspiring, celebratory…these are the words attendees used to describe the event Research for Change: Celebrating and Advancing 10 Years of Transformative Research. And what a cause for celebration! 874 more words

Newcomer Health Matters

For Healthier People, We Need Healthier Neighborhoods

From the article by Amy Gillman on The Huffington Post:

If you were to stop a dozen people on the street and ask them about the health of their communities, you would likely get wildly different answers. 424 more words

Health Disparities

Labor Market Health Care Project

In 2006, Dr. Kenneth Hudson, Associate Professor of Sociology and Social Work, began work on the Labor Market Health Care Project to examine the relationship between employment and health care. 537 more words

Health Equity

Tackling the Health Problems That Poverty Causes

From the article by Tom Dallessio in Next City:

Although the U.S. spends nearly twice as much per person on healthcare as other high-income nations, Americans… 236 more words

Health Disparities