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Discrediting Neo-Liberalism: The Social Democratic Welfare State Of The Netherlands
This essay explores how the welfare state has managed to prosper in spite of conventional economic "wisdom". Unlike the United States, which has followed neo-liberal economic policies at the expense of the highest rates ...
Can Universal Insurance Ensure Access to Healthcare?
. . . providing health insurance does not ensure equitable access to care. Moreover, all health insurance programs are not alike and the minimal packages may not suffice. There are several types of access problems, including ...
Disadvantaged from Birth: Low Birth Weight and Socioeconomic Class
This paper looks into both the causes of LBW [low birth weight] and its consequences on the physical and cognitive development of children and their resilience. It investigates how socioeconomic class can be involved in ...
Health, Wealth and Poverty: Why the U.S. Needs Universal Healthcare
Among industrialized nations, twenty-eight of the twenty-nine cited by the World Health Organiztion have some form of universal healthcare. The exception is the United States. Poor people are the most likely to be uninsured ...
Oral Health Disparities: A gradient remedied through educational programs
Dental health in the context of larger health in the United States is a vital area of research as it has a direct impact on overall health, equality of opportunity in the work force, and generational dental health. This ...