Liz Borkowski

Recent pieces address school segregation, sexual harassment, the abrupt removal of EPA scientists from a conference program, and more.

The ACA is still here, but funding for CHIP and community health centers has expired.

Senate Republicans could still pass this bill, and will keep trying until the clock runs out at midnight September 30th.

Articles on the public-health toll from hurricanes, plus pieces on DACA, hookworm, and “President Trump’s War on Science.”

Syphilis prevention vs. politics

It’s not surprising to see a syphilis outbreak after years of cuts to public health funding. How much worse will it get now that funding cuts are coupled with increased antagonism toward the health of women and LGBTQ people?

As the Trump Administration proposes slashing federal agency budgets and calls for “deconstruction of the administrative state,” it’s worth reminding ourselves of the many valuable contributions federal employees make to public health. One good way to do that is to read about the honorees of the Partnership for Public Service’s Samuel J. Heyman Service to…

Recent pieces address taking children from their parents, limited treatment options for opioid use disorder, and how police violence is a reproductive justice issue. (Updated 8/16 with links to Charlottesville-related pieces)

A Center for Progressive Reform analysis of the Trump administration’s first regulatory agenda finds delay and abandonment of dozens of rules designed to protect public health.

The defeat of Republicans’ so-called “skinny” repeal is good news for public health. But what’s next?