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How Do Race and Ethnicity Impact Access and Utilization of Perinatal Mental Health Services?

Growing attention is being given to the public health dimensions of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs). Previously, we have reviewed studies looking at the prevalence of screening for PMADs and disparities therein and the economic cost of neglecting PMADs. A recent study in BMC Medicine has examined differences in access to and utilization of… Read More »

Race to distribute vaccine in danger without winning public’s trust, researchers say

Not enough people will take a coronavirus vaccine if the government doesn’t do a better job addressing their fears head-on, health researchers say. One in 5 people in the United States say they would refuse a coronavirus vaccine, and 31% were uncertain about it, according to a poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public… Read More »

Return-To-School Is Stressing Out U.S. Parents Across Income, Race and Political Party

The worse of the coronavirus pandemic is yet to come, most Americans felt in July 2020. That foreboding feeling is shaping U.S. parents’ concerns about their children returning to school, with the calendar just weeks away from educators opening their classrooms to students, from kindergarten to the oldest cohort entering senior year of high school.… Read More »

New York Leads Race to Expand Coronavirus Testing

Andrew M. Cuomo, governor of New York. Aaron Glatt, MD, chief of infectious diseases and hospital epidemiologist, Mount Sinai South Nassau, New York City. Eric Blank, chief program officer, Association of Public Health Laboratories. Sarah Eiler, parent, Atlanta. News Briefing, Glen Island Park, March 13, 2020. White House, Memorandum on Expanding State Approved Diagnostic Tests,… Read More »