How We Define “Freedom” Matters For Our Health
In the US, “freedom” means, to many, the freedom to behave as we wish, even if this undermines the health of others. To be healthy, we must not embrace this freedom at the expense of freedom from the conditions that create poor health.
‘We Needed to Do More Than Stitch People Up and Send Them on Their Way’
Ahead of Dean’s Seminar on October 23, former state health commissioner Deborah Prothrow-Stith talks issues surrounding youth violence in US.
SPH Snapshot: October 15-19, 2018
Scenes from the week on campus, from an accreditation celebration to a sustainability fair.
Recreational Marijuana: A “Wonderful Thing” or a “Major Health Risk”?
Ahead of Bicknell Lecture on October 25, Keith Cooper, CEO of Revolutionary Clinics, and Marisa Silveri, neuroscientist at McLean Hospital, discuss benefits and risks of recreational marijuana legalization in Massachusetts.
Organization of HIV Care Linked to Providers’ Moral Judgments of Their Patients
Providers who work independently see treatment non-adherence as personal failing, while multidisciplinary teams understand adherence within patients’ socio-cultural context.
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‘All Puerto Rican Voices Are Important’
Alumna Debora Perez on creating Borikén Podcast after Hurricane Maria and using public health perspectives to examine Puerto Rican experience.