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New Research Indicates ACA May Improve Health Coverage More for Married Women

Research conducted by Jim Stimpson, PhD, a professor and associate dean of Academic Affairs in Dornsife's department of Health Management and Policy, found that after Medicaid expansion uninsured rates were for lower for married women than for unmarried women.

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196,000 Youth Lose Health Insurance Coverage in Past 3 Years; Yet Some Upsides Remain, Drexel Study Says

The national implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2014 was associated with gains in health insurance coverage for youth, but some of those gains have reversed during the past three years, according to findings published this month in Academic Pediatrics from researchers at the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University.

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Assaults to EMS First Responders are Felonies in Pennsylvania, So Why Do Many Victims Feel They Do Not Receive Justice?

Violence toward first responders is widespread and can face a felony charge in Pennsylvania, yet new research shows that victims often feel they do not receive legal justice. 

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Understanding Risk and Protective Factors for HIV Infection Among Adolescent Mothers in South Africa

In London, Dornsife researchers presented quantitative and qualitative findings of two studies conducted in Durban, South Africa.

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Democrats and Republicans Agree: Take Politics out of Health Policymaking

Despite era of Divisiveness, Americans across Party Lines call for Greater Role of Evidence-based Research in Health-related Lawmaking

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Survey Suggests Community Support for Proposed Overdose Prevention Site in Philadelphia

Ninety percent of residents and 63 percent of business owners and staff surveyed in Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood support opening an overdose prevention site in their community, according to a study led by researchers at Drexel's Dornsife School of Public Health published this week in the Journal of Urban Health.