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Should Youth Come First in Coronavirus Care?

In March, the Office of Civil Rights reaffirmed that the Affordable Care Act and other federal statutes prohibit discrimination, in health facilities receiving federal funds, on the basis of age, disability and other characteristics. Nevertheless, the coalition has argued that guidelines in Oregon, Arizona and northern Texas remain discriminatory. For example, Arizona, which activated its…

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Healthcare should link social determinants with environmental sustainability

Experts rank environmental factors among the leading causes of poor health around the world, along with risky health behaviors and social and economic determinants. Preventable environmental factors are responsible for an estimated 23% of all deaths globally, according to the World Health Organization, including 26% of deaths among children under the age of 5. Some…

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