News tagged with public health policy

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Health inequities
New Study on the Effectiveness of GLP-1 Weight-Loss Drugs

Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists, a new class of drugs sold under names such as Ozempic, Wegovy, and Zepbound, are soaring in popularity for their ability to achieve and sustain substantial weight loss and improve cardiometabolic health.…

Climate and health: a community perspective
Research and data
Climate and health: a community perspective

When looking at the recent uptick in heatwaves, wildfires, hurricanes, and other extreme weather events, it’s apparent that climate change represents a clear and present danger. Communities everywhere need to…

Research and data
Tackling health inequities and climate change

Health inequities, through the lens of climate change, stem from disparities across the board. Learn more about how factors such as zip code, living conditions, and behaviors influence vulnerability to…

improving the value of medicare
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Improving the value of medicare

The US is generally known for having the most expensive drug prices in the world. Finding a way to make prescription drugs more affordable is important for helping to improve…