Terry Green writes from the National Environmental Health Association Conference, where she presented on her work reducing asthma disparities.
Read more about how the traditional programmatic approaches to fighting obesity – focused on individual behavior change – is not decreasing the obesity rates, suggesting that innovative and more comprehensive approaches are necessary.
Read more from our Senior Consultant, Jeremy Cantor, how factors outside the clinic walls such as educational opportunity and community environments play a more significant role in determining health outcomes than access to care and genetics.
Read JSI’s Rachel Tobey’s commentary on the Supreme Court’s landmark decision this week in King v. Burwell, which ruled that the Affordable Care Act does not prevent tax subsidies from going to help people buy health insurance in states that have not set up insurance exchanges under the health-care reform law.
Famous epidemiologist, Dr. John Snow, and Jon Snow (Game of Thrones) may have more in common than just a name!
A group of individuals in rural Wyoming made it their mission to increase access to care for the medically underserved by creating a Federally-qualified Health Center.
Watch Dr. Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Health’s Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), describe the exciting and significant findings from the START Study: HIV therapy should begin immediately!
Electronic cigarettes (ENDS) are growing in popularity, as well as the public misconceptions around their health-risks. Learn more about these popular e-cigarettes, especially among young adults, and how local RI providers are educating people about the serious health issues related to ENDS.
Males are half the equation when we’re talking about teen pregnancy prevention. In honor of National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, JSI’s Myriam Hernandez-Jennings explains the importance of bringing young men into the conversation about family planning, pregnancy prevention, and healthy relationships.
Design thinking takes a human-centered approach to creating and implementing innovative programs, integrating the needs of the people/customers, the possibilities of technology and other innovations, and the requirements of business success. The design process starts with empathy generation, and then moves through various stages until you’re testing a final prototype with users.