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HIV Providers and Advocates Call on Congress to Address Uninsured Rates for Those Under the Federal Poverty Line

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Twelve states still refuse to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act; advocates say it is time to create a new health insurance option for the two million most affected. In a letter to members of Congress on Monday, 34 […]

What’s on the Horizon for Federal Food Waste Reduction and Prevention Policy? Part 2

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Originally written by Arlene Karidis and posted on Waste 360 on June 4, 2021. Advocates for federal policy around food waste reduction and prevention have been working for years to move the needle in this space; meanwhile we get close […]

What’s on the Horizon for Federal Food Waste Reduction and Prevention Policy? Part 1

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Originally written by Arlene Karidis and posted on Waste 360 on June 3, 2021. Advocates for federal policy around food waste reduction and prevention have been working for years to move the needle in this space; meanwhile we get close […]

Brianna Johnson-King ’21 receives 2021 CLEA Outstanding Clinical Student Award

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Originally posted on HLS Clinical and Pro Bono Programs on May 26, 2021 Brianna Johnson-King ‘21, this year’s recipient of the 2021 CLEA Outstanding Clinical Student Award, is recognized for her accomplishments and commitment to advocacy through her clinical work […]

Don’t Trust the Antitrust Narrative on Farms

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Originally written by Nathan Rosenberg (visiting scholar at the Harvard Food Law & Policy Clinic) and Bryce Wilson Stucki. Originally posted on The Law and Political Economy (LPE) Project on May 10, 2021. This post is part of our symposium on […]

A brilliant second act

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Originally written by Rachel Reed and posted on Harvard Law Today on May 11, 2021 Zachary Weinstein ’21 starred in shows like Glee, Criminal Minds, and Will & Grace before attending Harvard Law School Zachary Weinstein ’21 didn’t always want […]

‘We have the common ground of all getting through this together’

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Originally written by Brett Milano and posted on Harvard Law Today on May 18, 2021 For Phebe Hong, health law is a passion that began in high school Health law has become especially timely in this year of COVID-19 vaccines […]

To Stop Food Waste, We Need to Confront Our Food Anxiety

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This article was originally written by Patrick Symmes and published by Bon Appetit on May 18, 2021.  Humans throw away about 1.3 billion tons of food a year, or—at the very least—one third of all food in the world. If […]

Fewer state Medicaid programs are restricting access to hepatitis C medicines, but hurdles remain

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This article was original written by Ed Silverman and published by STAT News on May 19, 2021.  Over the past few years, state Medicaid programs have done a better job of disclosing information about access to expensive hepatitis C medicines […]

New Report Shows Discriminatory Sobriety Restrictions Undermine Public Health Efforts to Eliminate Hepatitis C

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The Hepatitis C: State of Medicaid Access National Progress Report shows that hepatitis C patients have better access to treatment, but that sobriety restrictions remain particularly harmful amid the ongoing opioid epidemic. The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation […]