Health Equity

Eighth Annual DC Public Health Case Challenge: Addressing Infectious Diseases Using a Population Health Approach: Prevention and Control of Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Infections in Young Adults 18-24

Eighth Annual DC Public Health Case Challenge: Addressing Infectious Diseases Using a Population Health Approach: Prevention and Control of Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Infections in Young Adults 18-24

  This discussion paper provides an overview of the eighth annual District of Columbia (DC) Public Health Case Challenge (https://nam.edu/initiatives/dc-public-health-case-challenge/), a competition held in 2021 by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) and the...
Can Preferentially Prescribing Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs) over Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACEIs) Decrease Dementia Risk and Improve Brain Health Equity?

Can Preferentially Prescribing Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs) over Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACEIs) Decrease Dementia Risk and Improve Brain Health Equity?

  Currently, there are no effective disease-modifying treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) (National Institute on Aging, 2021). In this context, considerable attention has been given to prevention of ADRD. The 2020 report of the Lancet...

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