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In an Aging America, Osteoporosis Is a Looming Public Health Crisis

Read our Senior Policy Advisor Martha Nolan’s op-ed from The Hill about America’s bone health crisis

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You Can Now Buy Hearing Aids Over the Counter

Here’s what to consider if you’re thinking about getting over-the-counter hearing aids

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Will Omicron-Specific Booster Shots Be More Effective at Combating Covid-19? 5 Questions Answered

The new booster shot is now available. Here’s what you need to know.

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Conservative Blocs Unleash Litigation to Curb Public Health Powers

Public health experts say the litigation has endangered the fundamental tools that public health workers have utilized for decades to protect community health

Social Determinants of Health, Health Disparities and Health Equity

Social Determinants of Health, Health Disparities and Health Equity

Learn how factors in the environment affect people’s health and contribute to health disparities

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Five Things to Know Now That the Supreme Court Has Overturned Roe v. Wade

By undoing that landmark decision, the court has empowered states to set their own abortion restrictions — so where people live will determine their level of access.

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What the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Abortion Means for Women’s Health and Well-Being: 4 Essential Reads

Scholars explain how the Supreme Court’s ruling on abortion is likely to affect women’s health.

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A Recap: HealthyWomen’s Webinar, “CURES 2.0: Leading Women’s Health Forward”

HealthyWomen convened policy experts to examine the potential impact of the CURES 2.0 Act on women’s health

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Should You Wear a Mask on a Plane, Bus or Train When There’s No Mandate? 4 Essential Reads to Help You Decide

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still recommends that passengers mask up while on planes, trains or buses, but it’s no longer a requirement

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Long Covid Leaves Newly Disabled People Facing Old Barriers — a Sociologist Explains

Some COVID-19 patients experience months of debilitating symptoms

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A Healthcare Lens on Honoring Black History Month

Our Senior Policy Advisor Martha Nolan shares her ideas in a new Op-Ed

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