Category: School of Public Health

Prez after latest health care setback: ‘Let Obamacare fail’

Boston Herald quoting Wendy Mariner, School of Law/ School of Public Health “The apparent failure of Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare has left the party in disarray and the future of the health care system in limbo — and President Trump says he’s ready to ‘let Obamacare fail…’” Expert quote: “If the ACA stays in […]

Is the U.S. Ready for a Single-Payer Health Care System?

Harvard Business Review by Sandro Galea, School of Public Health “Ironically, as congressional Republicans have been trying to replace the Affordable Care Act, the ACA’s popularity is at an all-time high, and the majority of Americans now believe that it is the federal government’s responsibility to provide health care for all Americans…” View full article. 

A New Paper Breaks Down the Health Effects of the 2016 Election

New York Magazine quoting Sandro Galea, School of Public Health “By now, you may have already heard the grim statistics behind what somehave termed the “Trump effect”: All across the country, hate crimes are on the rise…” Expert quote: “Given all we know about how racism can undermine health—its corrosive effect on communities, and the damage it can […]