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Health Citizenship in the America. If Not Now, When?

On February 4th, 2020, in a hospital in northern California, the first known inpatient diagnosed with COVID-19 died. On March 11th, the World Health Organization called the growing prevalence of the coronavirus a “pandemic.” On May 25th, George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, died at the hands of police in Minneapolis. This summer, the Dixie… Read More »

Inspiring Quotes and Life Lessons From Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The Washington PostGetty Images Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on Friday at age 87. Ginsburg was a prominent women’s rights figure and United States Supreme Court justice whose writing and dissents have helped reshape the justice system. She served as inspiration to many, and whether speaking about feminism, justice, LGBTQ+ rights, marriage, or just life… Read More »

MA health network to pay $70,000 after failing to provide medical records

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights announced this week that five providers had agreed to pay settlements for potential violations of the HIPAA Privacy Rule’s right of access provision. Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services’ settlement was the largest of the group, with the Massachusetts-based network of mental health… Read More »