HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL PRIMARY CARE REVIEW

The Current State of COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts in Children

May 10th, 2021

By: Rebecca B. Garcia, MSN, FNP-C, Janelle M. Menard, PhD, and Elizabeth B. Pathak, PhD, MSPH

 

Children are absolutely essential to the success of COVID-19 vaccination efforts, as children aged 0-15 years compose[...]

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Consequences of COVID-19: Addressing Social Isolation From Physical Distancing in Older Adults

May 4th, 2021

By: Lauren Yap

 

Ms. B sits alone at home day after day, grieving. Ever since one of her loved ones died last fall in the midst of the[...]

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National Arab American Heritage Month as a Public Health Catalyst

April 27th, 2021

By: Siwaar Abouhala

 

I am a young Arab American, born and raised in New York, yet this is the first year I am celebrating National Arab[...]

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COVID-19 Ravages the COFA Community in Hawai‘i

April 22nd, 2021

By: Nash Witten, MD

 

As of January 31, 2021, Pacific Islanders in Hawai‘i had the highest age-adjusted mortality rate in the United States[...]

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Menstrual Health During COVID-19: How Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Can Improve Equity

April 21st, 2021

By: Rachel Fisher Ingraham, MSW, MPH, Bonita B. Sharma, PhD, MSSW, and Karen Joe, MPH

 

Globally, over 800 million women, girls, and gender non-binary persons are menstruating while simultaneously coping[...]

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Muslim Community Engagement Efforts to Tackle COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation

April 16th, 2021

By: Sana Syed, MD, MPH and Arshia Wajid, MBA, MPH

 

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged communities across the globe to organize and collaborate for effective public[...]

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The Original Pandemic: Commercial Tobacco

March 31st, 2021

By: Lauren Kemmeter

 

All mentions of tobacco in this article refer to commercial tobacco and nicotine products and not sacred and[...]

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Winds of Change: Communicating the Biden Administration’s Immigration Policies Can Help Combat the Pandemic

March 30th, 2021

By: Randy Capps, PhD

 

With rates of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths falling dramatically from peaks in January, the United[...]

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A Worsening Crisis: Obstetric Care in Rural America

March 25th, 2021

By: John Cullen, MD

 

Women are not dying because of diseases we cannot treat. They are dying because societies have yet to make the decision[...]

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Promoting COVID-19 Vaccination Equity

March 18th, 2021

By: Jennifer Lorvick, DrPH, Jordana Hemberg, MPH and Megan Comfort, PhD

 

As COVID-19 vaccines are rolled out across the United States, there is an urgent need to increase vaccination rates[...]

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