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  1. 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

  2. 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) - 2/14/2020 3:24pm

  3. 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) - 11/8/2020 3:33pm

  4. 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

  5. Male Patient Perceptions of HIV Stigma in Healthcare Context, Lance S. Rintamaki et al., 21 AIDS Patient Care and STDs 956 (2007)

    This study examines the experiences of 50 male U.S. military veterans living with HIV and their perceptions of HIV stigma within health care contexts. Participants described a variety of behaviors performed by health care personnel as stigmatizing, rangin ...

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

  6. Good News for HIV Positive Surgical Patients, Tim Horn, (2007)

    This synopsis of a recent study on the impact of HIV infection on the surgical safety concludes that HIV-positive patients can safely undergo a wide range of surgical procedures without increased risks of side effects due to their HIV status. The study, p ...

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