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Population Health

Population Health

Close up of doctor in white coat holding the hands of woman undergoing breast cancer treatment
October 26, 2020

Boston’s Black women die from breast cancer in higher rates than any other group. The area’s major medical systems are collaborating to break down structures driving the disparity.

Computer screen shows confirmation of online voter registration
October 23, 2020

Increasing voter registration in underrepresented communities has the potential to reduce racial disparities, improve community health, and better distribute state and federal resources.

October 20, 2020

While reasons patients avoid addiction care are complex, providers are modeling the ample opportunity clinics have to engage underrepresented groups.

October 5, 2020

Children’s health experts at the Child Witness to Violence Program share best practices for mental health practitioners.

Close frame of woman sitting at a table with a prescription bottle of hydroxyurea
September 28, 2020

Structural racism has neglected generations’ suffering from sickle cell disease. Novel therapies are on the horizon, but can they affordably be brought to the masses?