Policymakers should ensure that all nonprofit hospitals fulfill their charitable mission and their obligation to address community needs.
Provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act will protect public health by improving adult access to vaccines and reducing harmful air pollution.
Marquisha Johns and Nicole Rapfogel explain why the water crisis in Jackson, Mississippi, was the result of long-standing disinvestment, environmental injustice, and health inequities—and they urge state lawmakers to direct funds from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act toward the communities that need them most.
This CAP Action collection features stories from people in Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, and New Hampshire whose lives have been improved by the legislation passed during the Biden administration’s first two years.
Equitable, dedicated long-term funding for school infrastructure is needed to ensure all school buildings are safe and conducive to student learning.
Costly, heat-related emergency department visits and hospitalizations are rising as the climate warms, reflecting only a small portion of extreme heat-related consequences.
Upgrading school ventilation and air filtration is a critical part of a multilayered strategy to improve and protect health, education, the environment, and equity.
To ensure access to care, it is critical to protect patient privacy whenever possible.
The Inflation Reduction Act’s health insurance subsidies and drug pricing reforms will improve health care affordability for Americans.
Hospital-based community violence intervention programs combat cycles of violent crime and retaliation by engaging patients in the recovery process immediately following injury.
This CAP Action storybook features women in Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, and New Hampshire whose stories center on issues from prescription drug pricing and health insurance, to child care and paid leave.
Houston, Boston, and Newark have improved public safety through violence prevention efforts outside traditional law enforcement.