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Congressional Actions to Address the Opioid Crisis

Timothy Swope / Blog August 16, 2018

Based on provisional data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 50,000 Americans died from opioid overdoses in 2017.

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The Potential of Strategic Health Diplomacy in the Fight Against Hepatitis

Nikki Smith, Hannah Martin / Blog July 30, 2018

The prevalence of hepatitis is growing, but eliminating this global scourge is achievable. Doing so by 2030 would prevent nearly 36 million infections and 10 million deaths.

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The Opioid Epidemic and its Effect on Young Children

Linda Smith / Blog February 2, 2018

Though the opioid crisis in this country is getting more public and policymaker attention, the epidemic’s youngest victims – infants and children – are often overlooked.

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What is the Trump Administration’s Evidence-Based Policymaking Stance? Confusing

Nick Hart / Blog December 19, 2017

The cards are stacking up in a confusing and seemingly inconsistent way for the Trump administration on whether there is clear and unwavering support for evidence-based policymaking.

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New CDC Stance on Use of Evidence Is Counter to Bipartisan Recommendations

Evidence / Press Release December 16, 2017

Washington, D.C.– The Bipartisan Policy Center finds alarming a Washington Post report that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is planning to alter the agency’s approach for communicating about evidence-based and science-based practices by no longer referencing…

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What Trump Can Do on Vaccines

Health / News April 11, 2017

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that most children who died from the flu were not vaccinated.

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Prioritize Prevention in 2016

Health / News December 9, 2015

Partisan bickering over Obamacare and Medicare won’t solve the root causes of poor health.

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A Prevention Prescription for Improving Health and Health Care in America

Health / Research May 28, 2015

There is growing recognition that prevention holds vast potential to improve health, while also reducing national spending on health care.

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BPC Recommends Ways to Unlock the Power of Prevention to Improve America’s Health

Health / Press Release May 28, 2015

Americans spend twice as much on health care as citizens of other developed nations, yet we have shorter life expectancies and higher rates of infant mortality and diabetes.

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6 Key Questions on Ebola Screening and Immigration

Theresa Cardinal Brown / Blog October 14, 2014

With the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, many are asking how the U.S. government screens incoming foreign visitors for health purposes.

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