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COVID-19 and youth suicides

"Though we cannot yet definitively say whether the pandemic is associated with an increase in suicide attempts, available evidence suggests that we should not rule it out," writes health policy researcher Patrick Tennant, in a new post for the Baker Institute Blog: | Nov. 11, 2020, 11:45 a.m.

An open letter Texas leaders: Consider expanding Medicaid

Health economics fellow Vivian Ho joined a coalition of health policy experts throughout Texas to encourage state legislators to expand Medicaid in the next legislative session: | Nov. 10, 2020, 11:52 a.m.

Ho elected to National Academy of Medicine

Congratulations to Vivian Ho, the James A. Baker III Institute Chair in Health Economics, on her election to the National Academy of Medicine — one of the highest honors in health and medicine. | Oct. 19, 2020, 10:15 a.m.

President Trump at high risk with Covid-19 diagnosis

"(The president) is at high risk, and he is reportedly having symptoms ... (which) gives me pause as to whether he should just be monitored at home at the White House,” Peter Hotez, fellow in disease and poverty, told KHOU11: | Oct. 3, 2020, 8:58 a.m.