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  1. Franklin Collection Service, Inc. v. Patty Kyle, 955 So.2d 284 (2007)

    In this decision from the Supreme Court of Mississippi, the court lays out the perimeters for causes of action arising from disclosure of medical information. Patty Kyle had an unpaid medical bill that the medical service provider assigned to Franklin Col ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  2. Preconception Health Care for HIV-infected Women, Ericka Z. Aaron and Shannon M. Crinthi (2007)

    (The following summary is excerpted from the article's abstract): The advent of potent antiretroviral therapy coupled with the dramatic reduction in mother-to-child transmission seen over the past decade has allowed women with HIV infection to live l ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/15/2018 5:47pm

  3. A Property Right to Medical Care, Danya Bowen Matthew and Mark Earnest (2008)

    (The following summary is excerpted from the article's abstract): This article asserts that all Americans have a property right to receive medical care, created by the massive public investment in medical training, research, infrastructure, financing ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 1:06pm

  4. Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equity: Essential Goals for Saving Women’s Lives, World Health Organization (2008)

    This fact sheet provides brief arguments making the link between women's empowerment and positive health outcomes for women and newborns. It identifies specific legal, policy, and sociocultural changes that increase gender equality and how each of th ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:52pm

  5. The Asthma Crisis in Low-Income Communities of Color: Using the Law as a Tool for Promoting Public Health, Alina Das, 31 N.Y.U. Rev. L. & Soc. Change 273 (2007)

    This article demonstrates the vital role that legal advocacy can play in improving the public health of low-income and minority communities. Using the example of asthma, which disproportionately affects low-income communities, African Americans, and Latin ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/18/2017 11:30am

  6. Ryan White Legal Services in Palm Beach County: An Overview, David J. Begley, Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County (2008)

    This document provides an overview of Ryan White CARE Act funded legal services in Palm Beach County, Florida, and discusses the important linkage between legal services and medical care for people living with HIV. By helping people with HIV maintain thei ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/18/2017 10:31am

  7. From Principle to Practice: Moving from Human Rights to Legal Rights to Ensure Child Health, Barry Zuckerman et al., 92 Archives of Disease in Childhood 100 (2007)

    This article supports the argument that legal services to enforce existing human rights protections are vital to improving child health and well-being and examines collaborations between medical clinics and legal advocates in the United States as a model ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  8. MedLaw Project: Legal Aid Program Improves Health Outcomes for Children, Families Through Medical-Legal Partnership with University, Anna Lisa Biason, 30 Cornerstone 12 (2008)

    This article highlights the connection between access to legal services and improved health outcomes, and the benefits of collaborations between the medical and legal communities in order to meet the full range of individuals' health care needs. It p ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/18/2017 10:32am

  9. Guidance on Provider-InitiatedHIV Testing and Counsellingin Health Facilities, World Health Organization (2007)

    Although the WHO endorses opt-out HIV testing, this guidance on provider-initiated testing in health care settings demonstrates that “opt-out” testing can have many different meanings. Unlike the CDC’s 2006 guidelines, the WHO guidelines appear to recogni ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/6/2018 4:07pm

  10. Unequal Health Outcomes in the United States: A Report to the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, National Health Law Program (2008)

    This report provides an in-depth analysis of the overwhelming racial disparities in health care access and treatment in the United States, and approaches the problem as a human right violation. The report describes the massive health care disparities in g ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/10/2018 5:25pm

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