News and Notes

Center for Health & Wellbeing
Sep 20, 2016
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Research co-authored by Sara McLanahan is cited in investigating the potential implications of maternity leave policy proposals.

Center for Health & Wellbeing
Sep 16, 2016
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A new Wall Street Journal article on declines in civic engagement cites research from Anne Case and Angus Deaton on the mortality rates of middle-aged white Americans.

Sarah M. Binder
Sep 14, 2016
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Anne Case, Angus Deaton, and Alan Krueger have been named to the Politico 50, a yearly list produced by Politico Magazine, recognizing the key thinkers, doers and visionaries who are behind the most influential ideas in American politics.

Center for Health & Wellbeing
Sep 14, 2016
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Liz Chen and her team have secured funding to develop a sex ed application for middle school students.

B. Rose Kelly, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Sep 8, 2016
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New research by Alin Coman has been published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), providing evidence that people synchronize what they remember and what they forget after sharing memories with one another.

Sarah M. Binder
Sep 7, 2016
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Dr. Laura H. Kahn has been awarded for her career accomplishments and contributions to veterinary epidemiology, public health and the One Health effort, which recognizes that the health of humans is connected to the health of animals and the environment.

Center for Health & Wellbeing
Sep 6, 2016
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In two new blog posts, Uwe Reinhardt addresses economic issues related to recent news on prescription drug price increases.

Center for Health & Wellbeing
Sep 6, 2016
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The article highlights research co-authored by Janet Currie demonstrating the impact of lead exposure on children's test scores.

Center for Health & Wellbeing
Aug 24, 2016
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Reinhardt compares the Affordable Care Act to other countries that have achieved universal health insurance coverage in partnership with private insurers.

Center for Health & Wellbeing
Aug 22, 2016
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Heather Howard was recently featured as a guest on the Backgrounder podcast to discuss her background and work assisting health reform efforts.



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