Poverty

    • Family walking down the street

      Making Family Planning a Household Name: The Legacy of Title X

      Chloe Bakst

      Title X provides for a diverse array of services, including medical care like contraception, training for nurses and other care providers, and systematic data collection. Despite fifty years of shrinking financial support, can it continue to be successful? Read more

    • Cigarettes

      Who's Smoking Now, and Why It Matters

      Ken Warner

      1 of every 7 adults still smokes. And smoking kills nearly 500,000 Americans every year. That number exceeds the total of all deaths caused by opioids and other drugs, alcohol, motor vehicle injuries, homicide, suicide, HIV/AIDS, and fires. What populations are most affected by smoking? What can be done to prevent smoking related deaths? Read more