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J Health Polit Policy Law (2007) 32 (1): 131–138.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Michael T. Heaney J. Eric Oliver. Fat Politics: The Real Story behind America's Obesity Epidemic. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. 240 pp. $28.00 cloth. Duke University Press 2007 Campos, Paul. 2004 . The Obesity Myth: Why America's Obsession with Weight is Hazardous...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (2): 277–309.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Colleen M. Grogan; Clifford S. Bersamira; Phillip M. Singer; Bikki Tran Smith; Harold A. Pollack; Christina M. Andrews; Amanda J. Abraham Abstract Context: In contrast to the Affordable Care Act, some have suggested the opioid epidemic represents an area of bipartisanship. This raises an important...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (2): 365–372.
Published: 01 April 2020
... question of this special issue is whether and to what extent politics and policy bear a measure of responsibility for the opioid epidemic's severity and duration. Rather than come together against a common threat, policy makers often retreated to their partisan and ideological corners, allowing...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (2): 171–175.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and community networks (NIDA n.d.-a ). Varied forms of opioids—prescription drugs, heroin, fentanyl—contributed to the epidemic, emerged from different distribution sources, and presented different implications for various parts of public health systems. Given the scope and complexity of the opioid...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (2): 341–364.
Published: 01 April 2020
... is higher than the national average of 14.6 (NIDA n.d.). Yet, New York State is a best-case scenario in terms of addressing the opioid epidemic. The state has removed major barriers to seeking treatment: It requires licensed facilities to provide services regardless of ability to pay and forbids insurance...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (1): 135–139.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Suzanne Maman Carole A. Campbell. Women, Families, and HIV/AIDS: A Sociological Perspective on the Epidemic in America. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. 190 pp. $49.95 cloth; $19.95 paper. © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Books: Review Symposium...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1994) 19 (4): 909–913.
Published: 01 August 1994
...Joanna K. Weinberg Meredith Minkler and Kathleen Roe. Grandmothers as Caregivers: Raising Children of the Crack Cocaine Epidemic . Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1993. 240 pp. $35.00 cloth, $16.95 paper. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1986) 10 (4): 729–747.
Published: 01 August 1986
...; to the military's rumored plans to discharge all personnel suspected of having AIDS; and to school districts seeking to exclude children with AIDS. Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 The AIDS Epidemic and Gay Bathhouses: A Constitutional Analysis Judith A. Rabin...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (6): 1031–1033.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Karen L. Baird Ulrike Boehmer. The Personal and the Political: Women's Activism in Response to the Breast Cancer and AIDS Epidemics. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2000. 208 pp. $18.95 paper. © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (2): 211–239.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Carmel Shachar; Tess Wise; Gali Katznelson; Andrea Louise Campbell Abstract Context: The opioid epidemic is a major US public health crisis. Its scope prompted significant public outreach, but this response triggered a series of journalistic articles comparing the opioid epidemic to the crack...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1990) 15 (1): 232–235.
Published: 01 February 1990
...Tom Christoffel Dan E. Beauchamp, The Health of the Republic: Epidemics, Medicine, and Moralism as Challenges to Democracy (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1988), 298 pp. Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 References Beauchamp , D. E. 1985 . Community...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (2): 326–329.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Wendy E. Parmet Nayan Shah. Contagious Divides: Epidemics and Race in San Francisco's Chinatown . Berkeley: University of California Press,2001. 384 pp. $50.00 cloth; 19.95 paper. © 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Bayer, Ronald. 1991 . Sounding Board—Public Health Policy...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1991) 16 (2): 215–250.
Published: 01 April 1991
...David C. Colby; Timothy E. Cook We examine why the exponential growth of AIDS cases or the widespread professional perception of a health crisis did not move the epidemic more quickly onto the agenda of public problems. One possible explanation focuses on how the national news media's construction...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2013) 38 (1): 123–159.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Eduardo J. Gómez The politics of government response to health epidemics is a new area of scholarly research. Nevertheless, to date scholars have not considered how social science theory can be used and interdependently linked to provide a more thorough discussion of civil societal and national...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (2): 311–339.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of whether to receive treatment or not, to examine how public willingness to seek new information shapes the way they update their preferences about policies related to the opioid epidemic. Findings: Among those likely to receive information, treatment has a large positive effect on increasing support...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (5): 869–923.
Published: 01 October 2005
...Abigail C. Saguy; Kevin W. Riley Despite recent and growing media attention surrounding obesity in the United States, the so-called obesity epidemic remains a highly contested scientific and social fact. This article examines the contemporary obesity debate through systematic examination...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1990) 15 (2): 341–355.
Published: 01 April 1990
...Daniel M. Fox HIV infection is now perceived as the end stage of a chronic disease that is spreading most rapidly among blacks and Hispanics. The politics of the HIV epidemic in the 1980s were dominated by four interacting factors: fear and fascination; who had the disease and to whom it seemed...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1990) 15 (2): 357–385.
Published: 01 April 1990
... inadequate funding. Although responses to several epidemics (heroin, crack, and AIDS) have produced periods of increased allocations for drug abuse treatment, more often than not long waiting lists at programs have rationed treatment to lower-income addicts seeking care. Low salary levels have limited...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1994) 19 (1): 155–163.
Published: 01 February 1994
...Randall R. Bovbjerg Once epidemic, tuberculosis has reemerged, often in newly drug-resistant forms. This public health threat calls for strong public action as well as improved private care. Action has been hampered by failures in public health infrastructure and legal-philosophical support...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (1): 13–40.
Published: 01 February 2015
... instrumental in improving both policies and programs at a critical juncture, when the national responses to the epidemic had been ineffective. At the same time, those global interventions met resistance and led to unintended consequences, both welcome and unwelcome. Furthermore, the looming specter of donor...