public health

Violence, National Gun Violence Awareness Day

How to Look at Violence as a Public Health Issue

The rate of violence in the United States is staggering, leaving many of our largest cities at crisis…

Police Violence Has Impact on Public Health, Panelists Say

During a panel on the health impact of police brutality and killings in the United…

The Incarceration Epidemic

How Our Incarceration Rate is a Public Health Problem

The U.S. incarceration rate has more than quadrupled since 1980. It's now the highest in…

Prison

[DOCTOR’S ORDERS]: The Formerly Incarcerated and the Struggle to be Healthy

There is no system that more completely dismantles a person's and a community’s ability to…