Research has established a clear, ongoing connection between systemic bias and health disparities.
Mary Bassett, New York state health commissioner, examines the close ties between wealth and health in America. It's time, she says, for the U.S. government to pay its debt to Black Americans.
Local officials are using regressive zoning laws to halt the expansion of syringe services. Experts say those laws discriminate against people who use drugs.
Essential drugs are out of reach for many people with rare diseases, leading to lifelong disability or death. The global drug patent and trade system perpetuates these inequities — especially for low- to middle-income countries.
State lawmakers and drug companies press for easy access to birth control pills at the pharmacy — no doctor’s visit needed.
Abortion rights are just the latest casualty of the United State’s failure to ensure universal and equitable access to healthcare.
Public health scholars and activists propose policy solutions for the Biden administration’s new White House monkeypox response team.
Sexual abuse survivor Eirliani Abdul Rahman says overturning Roe v. Wade does immediate harm to victims of both sexual and domestic violence
Polio reappears in Africa, healthcare worker burnout and more noteworthy public health news.
How Harvard Chan School researchers are taking action on climate change .