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AIDS in DC


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By Alessandra Fodera (NHS ’16) Despite a marked decline in the mortality and incidence rates of HIV/AIDS in DC, factors such as high prevalence rates, decreased HIV/AIDS attention and knowledge in the public, and disparities in the populations most affected by … Continue reading

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“Obamacare” and You: The Impact of the ACA on Young Adults


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 By Adriana Zinn (COL ’15) In November 2011, I was a college freshman at Georgetown University, away from home for the first time. I was experiencing new things outside of the lens of my parents, which was both novel and … Continue reading

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Preventive Services and the Affordable Care Act: Impacts and Challenges


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By Eileen Marino (NHS ’15) The Affordable Care Act contains a number of provisions that collectively intend to improve the quality and access of health care, impacting both the patient and other sectors of the health system.   While many of … Continue reading

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Is “Take Your Vitamins” Still Good Advice for College Students?


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By McCall Torpey (COL ’15) There is a good chance that when you were younger, your parents made you take a multivitamin every morning (maybe the really tasty Flintstones gummy vitamins, perhaps?). You might still take a daily multivitamin as … Continue reading

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