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All In The News tagged "public health"

Stay-at-Home Orders Saved Hundreds of Thousands, Report Finds

Urban Health Collaborative estimates about how many lives may have been saved through stay-at-home orders were mentioned in two May 18 stories by The Hill, as well as coverage by WTXF-TV (FOX-29), WGHP-TV (Fox- Greensboro, North Carolina), People Newspapers (Texas), and WINS-AM (New York City), May 14 stories in WHYY-Radio and Metro (Philadelphia), as well as a May 17 stories by Newsmax and WBT-Radio (Charlotte).

Restaurant Bans Have Big Impact on Smoking Rates

Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Jan. 17 HealthDay story on her study that looks at the effectiveness of indoor smoking bans. The story was also picked up by Philly.com. One of her past studies on how cigarette pricing affects smoking was mentioned in a Jan. 17 story about state-by-state smoking costs that ran in a number of Connecticut newspapers including the New Haven Register, the Torrington Register Citizen and the Middletown Press.

Here’s the Expertise Scott Pruitt Is Removing From the EPA’s Advisory Boards

Ana Diez Roux, MD, PhD, dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health, was highlighted in a Nov. 2 Slate story about a new EPA rule, which disallows scientists who have received grants from the agency from sitting on its advisory boards. Diez Roux had been the chairwoman of the Clean Air Scientific Advisory committee. She was also interviewed in a Nov. 2 WHYY story.

2017’s State Uninsured Rates

Robert Field, PhD, JD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and the Kline School of Law, was interviewed in a Sept. 14 Wallet Hub story regarding cuts to ACA outreach efforts and Congress’ inability to pass healthcare reform.

'Cracking the Code' Health Prices Tool Gets Big Response, But We Still Need You

Robert Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and the Kline School of Law, was quoted in an April 20 New Orleans Times-Picayune story about determining hidden health costs. Field was also interviewed for a WVUE-NO (FOX 8 in New Orleans) segment.

Study: Prohibiting Smoking in PHA Properties Drastically Reduced Secondhand Smoke Exposure

Ann Klassen, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was mentioned in a Jan. 31 Philly Voice story about her study on secondhand smoke exposure in Philadelphia public housing after a ban was put into place.

Will Open Payments Be a Casualty of the ACA Repeal?

Genevieve Pham-Kanter, PhD, assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Jan. 19 Modern Healthcare piece about whether the requirement that doctors disclose gifts from drug companies will go away with a repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

Health Care in 2017: Is Chaos in Store?

Robert Field, PhD, JD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, wrote a column for the Jan. 8 Philadelphia Inquirer about how uncertainty tied to politics are making it difficult for medical professionals and insurers to plan ahead.

Why Invest in Public Health? The Life You Save Could Be Your Own

Rosie Mae Henson, a project manager in the Dornsife School of Public Health, wrote a post on the “Health Cents” blog Dec. 29 on Philly.com making the case for how important it is to invest in public health in the United States.

Big Bet Philanthropy: How More Givers Are Spending Big and Taking Risks to Solve Society's Problems

President John A. Fry was quoted in a Nov. 30 Forbes.com feature story about the philanthropy of David and Dana Dornsife.

What Trump's Win Could Mean for Obamacare Insurance Coverage

Robert Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Nov. 10 Philadelphia Daily News article about the future of the Affordable Care Act under president-elect Donald Trump. He also authored a post for his blog on Philly.com on the topic.

How Poverty Hurts Kids Health

Daniel Taylor, DO, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was interviewed on WHYY’s “Radio Times” May 25 about how poverty affects children’s health.