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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2017) 42 (5): 841–863.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Daniel Q. Gillion Abstract What are the different rhetorical approaches presidents used to address minority health inequality? More importantly, how have the efforts of presidents impacted minorities' perceptions of health? I offer a historical perspective that describes the three major periods of...
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Published: 01 October 2017
Figure 2 Geographical Location of Minority Health Discussion Figure 2. Geographical Location of Minority Health Discussion More
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1977) 1 (4): 514–522.
Published: 01 August 1977
... Publishing Company, 1974, 270 pages, $15.00. Jerry L. Weaver, National Health Policy and the Underserved: Ethnic Minorities, Women and the Elderly , St. Louis: C. V. Mosby Company, 1976, 161 pages, $7.25. Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 Jerry L. Weaver, National Health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2014) 39 (1): 57–95.
Published: 01 February 2014
... agenda than in the final legislation — although both were dominated by Democratic policy proposals. In this case, the major limit on majority party power seemed to be intraparty conflict, rather than opposition from the minority party. Copyright © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 In March 2010...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2017) 42 (6): 1099–1112.
Published: 01 December 2017
... versus tobacco/nicotine harm reduction for minors. Protecting youth from tobacco is critical, especially since tobacco/nicotine products are legal for adults, who usually begin using when young. Although cigarettes and other combustibles are the deadliest tobacco products, other products such as...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2006) 31 (1): 153–184.
Published: 01 February 2006
... legislative attitudes and awareness of the issue. The mix of strategies adopted across the states reflects the differing ways that states understand gaps in minority health and changing strategies over time. Historically, California, Florida, and Louisiana (all states with substantial minority populations...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1980) 5 (2): 250–276.
Published: 01 April 1980
...Carla Dowben Natural Death Acts have been enacted in eight states in an effort to permit terminally ill patients an opportunity to refuse extraordinary therapeutic measures. In part, these laws reflect fear of a painful, lingering terminal illness which actually occurs in a very small minority of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2002) 27 (3): 379–400.
Published: 01 June 2002
... population subgroups are equally well served by the publication of such data. In particular, vulnerable patient groups such as the poor, the less educated, the chronically sick, and members of ethnic or linguistic minorities may find issues of importance to them largely neglected. In addition, the way that...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1976) 1 (3): 338–354.
Published: 01 June 1976
...Dan E. Beauchamp Alcoholism policy since the repeal of Prohibition has been largely based on the assumption that alcohol problems are the result of the failure of a small minority to “control” their drinking. Thus, in sharp contrast to the approach to other drug policies, the problem of alcohol...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2008) 33 (5): 861–881.
Published: 01 October 2008
...David Barton Smith; Zhanlian Feng; Mary L. Fennell; Jacqueline Zinn; Vincent Mor While nursing homes were insulated from civil-rights enforcement at the time of the implementation of the Medicare program and lagged behind other parts of the health sector in providing comparable access to minorities...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2008) 33 (5): 883–905.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Jean M. Mitchell; Darrell J. Gaskin Although not widely recognized, tooth decay is the most common childhood chronic disease among children ages five to seventeen. Despite higher rates of dental caries and greater needs, low-income minority children enrolled in Medicaid are more likely to go...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1997) 22 (1): 147–184.
Published: 01 February 1997
... community, and oppression of minorities. The political model is the model we should endorse. Its disadvantages can be minimized by proper institutional design. In addition, recent research on managed care plans suggests that the political model may be the best for a competitive marketplace because it can...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1990) 15 (1): 1–67.
Published: 01 February 1990
...Martin Pfaff The empirical evidence available for OECD countries suggests that economic factors play a major role and that demographic factors play a minor role in explaining differences in health care spending across countries. When countries are grouped on the basis of their health care systems...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2004) 29 (2): 177–202.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Howard Leichter One out of every six nonelderly Americans without health insurance lives in California. The problem of access to competent and dependable health care is especially problematic among the state's minority, and especially Hispanic,population. Because one-third of the country's...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1993) 18 (3): 551–628.
Published: 01 June 1993
... are (a) less identified with racial minorities or economically disadvantaged groups, (b) less constrained by notions of individual responsibility, (c) more closely associated with concerns about equal opportunity in American society, and (d) somewhat more constrained by choices between federal and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1981) 6 (2): 303–314.
Published: 01 April 1981
... groups through crash and violation records cannot be very effective because drivers under eighteen in fatal crashes usually have no prior record. Legal precedent regarding minors and the pattern of fatal crash involvement by licensure status and time of day suggest that raising the age of licensure to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1981) 6 (1): 62–72.
Published: 01 February 1981
... reveals that few plan to or do work with the elderly. Salaries are low, and opportunities for career advancement are limited, especially for those working in nursing homes. Older and minority nurses are most likely to provide geriatric care. Based on these findings, manpower and educational policy changes...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1981) 6 (3): 542–557.
Published: 01 June 1981
..., advantages to younger and minority workers, economy for employers, greater productivity, and, in certain industries, greater public safety. Major arguments against include: adverse effect on physical and mental health of many employees, inordinate cost to society–both in terms of pensions and loss of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1983) 8 (2): 221–234.
Published: 01 April 1983
... directly to support physician shortage and minority recruitment programs. This article argues that unrestricted subsidies are inequitable, wasteful, unnecessary, and inflationary; therefore they should be abandoned, in favor of programs that contribute directly to the supply of primary care physicians in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1999) 24 (3): 531–565.
Published: 01 June 1999
... now requires that women and minorities be included in clinical trials and that an analysis of gender and racial differences be performed. The FDA policy states that women and men should be included in clinical trials if both would receive the drug when marketed and that it expects a gender analysis to...