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Tackling Root Causes: Screening and Addressing Non-Medical Drivers of Health
Non-medical drivers of health, also known as social determinants of health, have a significant impact on health outcomes. As fellow Sandra McKay and her co-authors explain, adequate funding to identify and address non-medical drivers — housing and food insecurity, transport issues, and financial strain — can improve patients’ health and health care delivery systems, while also reducing costs.
Sandra McKay, Zoabe Hafeez, Mallika Mathur, Sheela Gavvala, Ashley Gibson, Linh Nguyen, Christopher F. Kulesza, Logan Thornton, Yen-Chi Le March 29, 2024
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Crime and COVID-19 in Mexico: Some Counterintuitive Results
Social distancing and stay-at-home measures provided scientists with a natural experiment to study social phenomena that hinge precisely on human mobility and contact — including criminal activity. A study by Center for the U.S. and Mexico experts and co-authors explores the relationship between COVID-19 and criminal activity in Mexico.
Sean Fiorella, Tony Payan, Daniel Potter, Rodrigo Montes de Oca July 23, 2023