Tag: public health

dowling, gun, health

Northwell Health’s Michael Dowling Discusses Gun Violence, Public Health and Courage in Leadership

During DiversityInc’s virtual Top 50 Announcement Event on May 5, 2020, president and CEO of Northwell Health (No. 1 on DiversityInc’s Top Hospitals and Health Systems) Michael Dowling took part in a fireside chat with DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson about his unapologetic approach to discussing gun violence and other public…

Americans fears Arjumand Siddiqi University of Toronto study Blacks Whites mortality rates

Increased Mortality Rates Among Whites Driven by Apparent Fear of Loss of Social Status, Study Says

A new study published by public health researchers from the University of Toronto suggests that rising short-term mortality rates of white Americans appear to be “driven principally by the anxiety of losing their social status.” The fear is unfounded as there’s been no evidence to indicate that they are worse…

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Women in Alabama Could be Jailed Up to 99 Years for Abortions

With a majority conservative Supreme Court, some states are pushing draconian legislation to try and get Roe v. Wade overturned. One of the most extremely anti-abortion proposals in the country is coming before Alabama lawmakers in a public hearing on Wednesday before the ironically-named House Health Committee that is determined…