PRB: Articles/Publications/Articles.aspxNew Measure Could Track Progress in Eliminating U.S. Health Insurance DisparitiesExtensive U.S. research has documented troubling racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care, but a new analysis suggests that U.S. blacks and Hispanics face more severe disparities than previously thought. 11/04/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/health-insurance-coverage.aspxe70e7b9f-1a98-4b07-bd41-244c86d2e237Looking Back at the Century of PopulationExperts from around the world identify the most important population trends and events of the 20th century.01/01/2000/Publications/Articles/2000/LookingBackattheCenturyofPopulation.aspxe21660a9-e469-4f27-bd90-2aa2a60ba9a2Racial Differences in Health Status and Health Insurance Coverage in the United StatesJames B. Kirby and Toshiko Kaneda&nbsp;explore how long individuals are expected to live with different types of health insurance coverage and in different health states throughout their lives.03/09/2011/Publications/Articles/2011/us-health-insurance-racial-differences.aspxc8418d5a-35fd-4eec-8e3d-46b5353fce86Alfred Lotka, Mathematical DemographerAlfred J. Lotka's work on the mathematics of stable populations was "the greatest single contribution to population theory."03/01/2000/Publications/Articles/2000/AlfredLotkaMathematicalDemographer.aspxb5616fa9-0db2-4329-a034-8eb13951629cZero Tolerance to FGM/C: A Day for ReflectionFeb. 6 is the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C).02/06/2014/Publications/Articles/2014/zero-tolerance-fgm-2014.aspx5a03f5f9-740c-4718-9b59-ab7024d3bb31Community Action Addresses Population Impacts on the EnvironmentA young population age structure, in-migration, and high fertility contribute to rapid population growth in many communities, exerting pressure on local resources. 02/09/2007/Publications/Articles/2007/CommunityActionAddressesPopulationImpactsEnvironment.aspxfa1e7585-345f-4f9e-a429-e8ab790579e5Five Good Reasons to Integrate Family Planning/Reproductive Health and HIV ServicesPRB recently published the policy brief, Supporting the Integration of Family Planning and HIV Services. This article highlights five good reasons why&nbsp;integration is a sound investment that will pay multiple dividends for individuals, communities, societies, and health systems. 11/30/2009/Publications/Articles/2009/fphivintegration.aspxd21bcb1d-42e1-48b4-9a72-9d03adc40b48How People in India <i>Really</i> LiveMost houses in India are constructed of mud and have dirt floors and very few households have computers or cars. 12/18/2008/Publications/Articles/2008/howindianslive.aspxc0bc844d-4c52-4c8b-bc7f-1c3b4e43e0e3Family Planning Challenges and Decentralization of Health Services in Latin AmericaIn recent decades, several countries throughout Latin America have undergone health sector reform in efforts to improve the quality of care and the level of coverage. Among the most common of these reforms is the decentralization of health services.06/24/2008/Publications/Articles/2008/familyplanning-latinamerica.aspxbc314701-87c2-423e-b870-b05d0e1700f3Family Planning in West AfricaFor many years, donors and governments focused attention on family planning in West Africa to both improve maternal and child health and enhance economic development. However, as fighting HIV/AIDS became a priority in the region, family planning received much less attention.03/14/2008/Publications/Articles/2008/westafricafamilyplanning.aspx6cb2f09b-297a-42fb-815e-a99dc8600eb1