African American Men's Health and Incarceration: Access to Care upon Reentry and Eliminating Invisible Punishments
- Marmot warns that cuts will damage child development. Kmietowicz, Zosia // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;2/19/2011, Vol. 342 Issue 7794, p402
The article reports on public health expert Professor Michael Marmot's review of health inequalities in England.
- Aging Inmates: Correctional Issues and Initiatives. // Maryland Bar Journal;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p22
The article focuses on the growing population of aging inmates that present serious concerns to society and prison management in the U.S. It states that aging inmates make up a small portion of offender in the criminal justice process that grows in number due to large sentencing policies like...
- A timely plan: U.S. prevention strategy arrives amid dismal health studies. MCLAUGHLIN, NEIL // Modern Healthcare;6/20/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 25, p17
The author reflects on the U.S. National Prevention and Health Promotion Strategy. He argues that the program is long overdue. He gave an overview of a study made by researchers from the University of Washington's Institue for Health Metrics and Evaluation which offered a country-by-by country...
- From The Editor. // Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice;2011, Vol. 26 Issue 2, preceding p221
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including health and life-expectancy of incarcerated African-American men, incarceration of California's battered women, and legal treatment to sexual advances.
- Assessing equity in health care through the national health insurance schemes of Nigeria and Ghana: a review-based comparative analysis. Odeyemi, Isaac A. O.; Nixon, John // International Journal for Equity in Health;2013, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p9
Background: Nigeria and Ghana have recently introduced a National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) with the aim of moving towards universal health care using more equitable financing mechanisms. This study compares health and economic indicators, describes the structure of each country's NHIS...
- Hospital leaders from across NYS call on legislators to reform healthcare access. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;3/12/2012, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p15
The article reports on the request of hospital and health system leaders from across New York State for legislators to protect their communities' access to health care services and push for much needed reforms to state regulations.
- Health care reform must work for PWAs. Donnelly, Anne; Clary, Ryan // Bay Area Reporter;7/2/2009, Vol. 39 Issue 27, p4
In this article, the author comments on the need for health care reform legislation that would guarantee access to quality health care to every American who is HIV-positive or who is at risk for HIV, and discusses the three essential provisions that should be incorporated on the said reform.
- Reform School. // Men's Health;Oct2010, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p60
The article offers information on the provisions of the new health-care reform bill, to be effective till 2015. According to the new bill, the insurer will have to provide required help to the insuree if he falls sick during the course of the premiums. Preventive services including costly...
- The Health of Young African American Men. Martin, Stephen A.; Harris, Kenn; Jack, Brian W. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;4/14/2015, Vol. 313 Issue 14, p1415
The author comments on health disparities among young African American men in the U.S. Topics mentioned include shorter life expectancy among African American men compared to their white counterparts, the need for public health to address overall disparities on health care received by African...