When you think of public health, you probably don’t think of prisons. Prisoners as a group represent one of the sickest segments of the population. According to a study by the RAND corporation, prisoners are four times more likely to have tuberculosis than the general population. Rates of Hepatitis C and HIV infection are nine … Read More

A study conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health reveals a drastic difference in the average out-of-pocket cost of a primary care visit for insured and uninsured patients. The research study, which analyzed the price of primary care visits between 2012 and 2013, indicates that the average cost of a … Read More

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