Acculturation, Familial Support, and Unhealthful Dietary Patterns: Evaluating Notable Trends in a Latino Population

Miller L, Joachim-Célestin M, Lara M, Deshields S, DaCosta Davis  S, Montgomery S, Clarke C. Acculturation, familial support, and unhealthful dietary patterns: evaluating notable trends in a Latino population. Harvard Public Health Review. 2019;23. Abstract Increased acculturation among Latinos has been associated with a decrease in the quality of dietary habits and an increase in […]

Buprenorphine Prior Authorization Removal: Low Hanging Fruit in the Opioid Overdose Crisis

Beetham T. Buprenorphine prior authorization removal: low hanging fruit in the opioid overdose crisis. Harvard Public Health Review. 2019;25. The overdose crisis in the United States is not abating. The number of overdose mortalities has never been higher, and synthetic opioid mortalities increased 45% from 2016 to 2017 (Scholl, et al., 2019). The scope is […]

A Place To Call Home

Paredes S. Health and nutrition of migrant youth: a place to call home. Harvard Public Health Review. 2019;24. A Place To Call Home “They have no idea what it’s like to lose home at the risk of never finding home again to have your entire life split between two lands and become the bridge between […]

Food Stamp Policy is Failing. Here’s Why.

Plevyak C. Food Stamp policy is failing. Here’s why. Harvard Public Health Review. 2019;22.  Nearly 12% of Americans struggle to put food on the table.[1.Coleman-Jensen, A., Rabbitt, M. P., Gregory, C. A., & Singh, A. (2018, September). Household Food Security in the United States in 2017. Retrieved from https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/publications/90023/err-256.pdf?v=0v] The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), […]