Latest News from Health Policy & Management
The accelerated approval of aducanumab has triggered US lawmakers to push for more oversight from the agency.
- May 12, 2022Source: Vox
Harlan Krumholz and Akiko Iwasaki race to understand what exactly long Covid is and its risk factors.
- May 04, 2022
One of the first national studies to measure long-term patient outcomes following a heart attack has found positive overall trends, but those benefits do not extend to low-income and Black communities, according to a new study in JAMA Cardiology.
- April 26, 2022Source: DW
Residents of the Chinese capital rushed to stock up on food and supplies over the last two days, as dozens of new cases emerged in the city. Many fear a lockdown similar to what happened in Shanghai.
- April 23, 2022Source: The New England Journal of Medicine
The growing popularity of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) over the past decade has complicated tobacco policymaking by pitting two tobacco-control interests squarely against each other. On one side is the goal of reducing high rates of adolescent e-cigarette use (vaping). On the other is the goal of harnessing vaping’s potential to help smokers quit. But some policies intended to support only one of these two goals could undermine the other.
- April 20, 2022Source: The New York Times
The country’s largest city has recorded just 17 Covid deaths, despite surging cases. How China defines a Covid death may be part of the reason.
- April 13, 2022
CGTN's Mike Walter speaks with Xi Chen, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Associate Professor at the Institution for Social and Policy Studies at the Yale School of Public Health, about the latest lockdown measures throughout China and what the future holds for residents there.
- April 07, 2022Source: Yale News
A new Yale study finds increasingly persistent racial and ethnic disparities when it comes to how many hours individuals sleep per day.
- April 01, 2022
Loss of federal COVID-19 funding could mean end of key research projects, free tests and vaccines for uninsured in ConnecticutSource: The Hartford Courant
Congress’s failure to include a fresh infusion of COVID-19 funding in President Joe Biden’s recent spending bill means no more federal money for some research projects.
- March 28, 2022Source: Nature
The country needs to control the virus until it has boosted vaccination rates in elderly people and reinforced the health-care system.