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Fighting Misinformation: The Preprint Sifter

The Preprint Sifter is a new Twitter tool that tracks down Tweets from leading epidemiologists, virologists, public health and other experts who are posting, vetting and verifying COVID-19 related preprint papers.

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Do Early Childhood Programs Work?

July 29, 2019

By Kate Raphael There’s a lot of evidence that social determinants of health are especially important in the early years of life. Experiences, resources, and opportunities available during childhood can influence health in ways that persist through adulthood. For these reasons, it’s especially important to evaluate the effectiveness of Early Childhood Programs, those interventions targeted Continue reading [...]

Does high rent affect health care spending and outcomes?

July 17, 2019

By Austin Frakt For low-income renters and residents in the U.S., access to affordable housing has strong ties to health care spending. People faced with high rent and housing costs often forego preventive care in an effort to lessen their already significant financial burdens. For these individuals, avoiding necessary treatment can lead to catastrophic spending on Continue reading [...]

Improving health with limited means: addressing housing and education

July 15, 2019

By Austin Frakt The second in a series of posts providing insights from our advisory committee members, the following is a brief interview with Heather Howard, J.D., Lecturer in Public Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University. Howard is also a Faculty Affiliate at the Center for Health & Wellbeing, Princeton University, Continue reading [...]