Edition 28-Assessing How We Assess Decision-Making Capacity: Informed Consent Is Necessary Before Each Capacity Assessment

Assessing How We Assess Decision-Making Capacity: Informed Consent Is Necessary Before Each Capacity Assessment By Thomas John Pisano, Jacob Charles Shamash Citation Pisano T, Shamash J. Assessing how we assess decision-making capacity: informed consent is necessary before each capacity assessment. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 28.   Assessing How We Assess Decision-Making Capacity: Informed Consent Is Necessary […]

Edition 28-The Ethics of Crisis

The Ethics of Crisis By Justice Gordon Goodman Citation Goodman J. The Ethics of Crisis. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 28.  The Ethics of Crisis​ The harvest has passed, the summer has ended, and we have not been rescued.” Over the breaking of my People’s Daughter I am broken, I plunge in gloom, desolation has gripped […]

Edition 28- Psychological and Behavioral Impacts of Breast Cancer on Survivors

Psychological and Behavioral Impacts of Breast Cancer on Survivors By Kevin Davoud Citation Davoud K. Psychological and behavioral impacts of breast cancer on survivors. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 28. Psychological and Behavioral Impacts of Breast Cancer on Survivors Abstract More than 3.8 million people with a history of breast cancer were reported to be alive in […]

Edition 28-The Affordable Care Act’s Impact on Community Health Center and Emergency Department Usage in Massachusetts

The Affordable Care Act’s Impact on Community Health Center and Emergency Department Usage in Massachusetts By Anna Maloney Citation Maloney A. The Affordable Care Act’s impact on community health center and emergency department usage in Massachusetts. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 28.  Abstract Introduction: The Affordable Care Act increased funding to community health centers in states that chose […]

“The War on Drugs”: The Case of Bangladesh

“The War on Drugs”: The Case of Bangladesh By Nazrul Islam Citation Islam N. War on drugs: the case of Bangladesh. Harvard Public Health Review. 2019;25 “The War on Drugs”: The Case of Bangladesh Despite decades of history of failure of the “war on drugs” (Coyne & Hall, 2017), Bangladesh recently joined this controversial journey, […]

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

Buprenorphine Prior Authorization Removal: Low Hanging Fruit in the Opioid Overdose Crisis By Tamara Beetham Citation Beetham T. Buprenorphine prior authorization removal: low hanging fruit in the opioid overdose crisis. Harvard Public Health Review. 2019;25. Buprenorphine Prior Authorization Removal: Low Hanging Fruit in the Opioid Overdose Crisis The overdose crisis in the United States is […]

Tackling the Opioid Epidemic: Using the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Principles to Manage Gynecological Post-Op Pain

Tackling the Opioid Epidemic: Using the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Principles to Manage Gynecological Post-Op Pain By Kimia Etemadi Citation Etemadi K. Tackling the opioid epidemic: using the enhanced recovery after surgery principles to manage gynecological post-op pain. Harvard Public Health Review. 2019;25. Tackling the Opioid Epidemic: Using the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Principles to […]

Intergenerational Effects of Alcoholism, Children of Sober Alcoholics: Brain and Behavioral Risks, Interventions, and Implications

Intergenerational Effects of Alcoholism, Children of Sober Alcoholics: Brain and Behavioral Risks, Interventions, and Implications By Julia Benville Citation Benville J. Intergenerational Effects of Alcoholism, Children of Sober Alcoholics: Brain and Behavioral Risks, Interventions, and Implications. Harvard Public Health Review. 2019;25. Intergenerational Effects of Alcoholism, Children of Sober Alcoholics: Brain and Behavioral Risks, Interventions, and […]

Bibi Chaterpateah explains why maternal mental health continues to be worse in the United States

Thriving Beyond By Bibi Chaterpateah Maternal Mental Health Continues to Be Worse in the United States ​ Mental health is a significant contributor to women’s health and wellbeing, especially during pregnancy. Mental health wellbeing has severe implications for both the mother and the baby. The COVID-19 pandemic has imposed significant challenges contributing to the worsened […]