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Emerging Issues in the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Life Expectancy May Be Linked to Socioeconomic Status Even with Universal Healthcare

A study of 6 million people found a strong link between socioeconomic status and life expectancy among a population with universal healthcare.

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Community Environments Play a Complex Role in Health Interventions

New research looked at the effectiveness of a mindful eating intervention on the health of overweight or obese pregnant women.

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The Impact of the ACA on Health Care Access for Children

A new study sought to better understand the association between the implementation of the ACA and the status of disparities in health care access affecting children in post-ACA in California.

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Researchers Identify Barriers to Healthier Work Conditions for Nail Salon Workers

Many nail technicians put in long hours, without basic health care coverage, while earning annual salaries estimated at roughly $25,000.

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Drexel Team Receives Funding to Study Vaccine Hesitancy in Tajikistan

Ann Klassen, PhD, professor in the department of Community Health and Prevention in the Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health, is the principal investigator for an award given by UNICEF Tajikistan to conduct formative research to investigate factors influencing vaccine hesitancy in Tajikistan.