National Academy of Medicine

Why We Need Climate, Health, and Equity in All Policies

Climate change, health equity, social and environmental justice, sustainability: These are each hugely important and complex issue
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How Much Do Healthy Communities Cost?

Today, most agree that achieving substantial improvements in population health and medical costs will require a greater focus on the upstream socia
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Community, Movements, and Spread: It’s the Process That Matters

Rather than rest on the seventh day, God might have put a little thought into future proofing the design of human beings. As
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Creating a Continuous Learning Foundation for the Medical School of the Future

Is there a more fertile setting to instill and advance continuous learning than in our nation’s medical s
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Pervasive Bias: An Obstacle to Obesity Solutions

In the ongoing work on critical issues in obesity, the neglected problem of societal bias, stigma, and discrimination toward individuals
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Understanding What Employers Are Up To: Think Managed Consumerism, Not Exit

Employers have a major impact on the U.S. health care system through their sponsorship of health benefits for
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Climate Change Poses Serious Risks to U.S. Health Care System

During July 1995, Chicago was gripped by a heat wave that still ranks as one of the deadliest in U.S. history. Estimates va
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Data Altruism: Honoring Patients’ Expectations for Continuous Learning

Ninety-four percent of U.S. adult social media users with health conditions agree with use of their health data, sh
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