This Forum event, held in connection with a new poll by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and NPR, will investigate factors that affect health from the perspective of experts and the U.S. public, as well as examine public perceptions of what impacts health and what actions can be taken to improve health.
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This Forum event will examine how disparities within the law and the criminal justice system negatively affect health in members of minority groups — as well as how the role of race interacts with neighborhood environments, educational and employment opportunities, public policy, and other factors to lead to poorer health in minority populations.
[FORUM VIDEO] The 2014 midterm U.S. elections will impact next steps in implementing the Affordable Care Act. This Forum event will be mounted just days after voters go to the polls and will feature political analysis and healthcare experts.
[FORUM VIDEO] The current Ebola outbreak is the largest outbreak of the hemorrhagic disease in history, according to the CDC. How did we get here and what’s to be done to help the affected countries and to prevent further spread?
[FORUM VIDEO]: This Forum event examined the drivers of public perceptions of vaccinations, the threats that vaccine-preventable illnesses pose, and the steps to be taken to restore trust in one of public health’s greatest weapons against infectious diseases.
[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum at the Harvard School of Public Health event — mounted shortly after the release of a poll on the burden of stress in America by the Harvard School of Public Health Opinion Research Program, in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and NPR — shared the story of stress in the United States as perceived by Americans.
[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum examined the societal factors driving delayed pregnancy, delve into the health risks to older mothers and their babies, and explore both the risks and the benefits to older parenthood.