Sandra Larson is a Boston-based freelance journalist covering urban and social issues and policy. Besides HealthCity, her work has appeared in Bay State Banner, Next City, The New York Times, and The Guardian. She holds a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Policy from Northeastern University.
April 6, 2021
A group of Boston doctors argues that as hospitals commit to practicing health equity, they must also be judged in ranking systems on their success in achieving it.
February 16, 2021
Seniors are at high risk for severe COVID-19, but traveling to vaccination sites isn't easy. So, the program is bringing the vaccine to them.
January 20, 2021
Practical challenges and stigma must be overcome for such an effort to succeed, but success could yield a blueprint for future care.
November 23, 2020
Refugee health expert Sondra Crosby, MD discusses the health consequences for migrant children and how the U.S. asylum process needs to change.
September 14, 2020
Infectious disease physician Josh Barocas will use NIDA grant to create a novel surveillance network for people who use drugs, emphasizing community engagement.
July 30, 2020
In 'The State of Race,' experts shine a light on the existing inequities laid bare by the pandemic and the need to move beyond good intentions to real change.
March 2, 2020
Leaders and executives should seek "credible champions, manageable bites, and actionable solutions,” says Kate Walsh, CEO of Boston Medical Center.
November 18, 2019
Many people eligible for utilities shutoff protections due to their health are unaware of it, but providers can look to universal screening to help bridge the gap.
August 7, 2019
In the era of accountable care organizations and social determinants of health, the story of community health centers is more relevant than ever.
July 15, 2019
Mother's milk brings a range of health benefits, including improved brain development and a reduced risk of serious illness and infection.