Business
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Trends in Medical Care – Overview

StephenSchimpff - March 14, 2011

There are a series of medical megatrends outlined in my book The Future of Medicine – Megatrends in Healthcare that…

Global Healthcare
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Smiles Make the World Go Around

JohnCGoodman - March 10, 2011

A blog post in the Wall Street Journal Online explains why it is so important to smile. Smiling is contagious.…

Global Healthcare
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Six Ideas and Questions for GAVI’s New CEO

Amanda Glassman - March 9, 2011

This week, Dr. Seth Berkley was named Chief Executive Officer of the GAVI Alliance. Expectations are high as GAVI seeks…

Business
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China – Future Obesity Treatment Market

PatrickDriscoll - March 7, 2011

Chinese people with a body mass index (BMI) of 24-25.9 had the lowest risk of death, according to a study…

Global Healthcare
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Hard choices on Health Care at Home and Away

Amanda Glassman - February 25, 2011

As spending cuts hit federal and state health programs, policy-makers are obliged to make harder choices about who will receive…

Global Healthcare
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Super-Chickens in Fight Against Avian Flu

GlennLaffel - February 24, 2011

In 2003 and 2004, bird flu outbreaks devastated the economies of several Southeast Asian countries. More than 140 million birds either succumbed…

Global Healthcare
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Remote Area Medical Holds Free Clinic in Nashville-1000 or More Patients Expected

BarbaraDuck - February 20, 2011

Remote Area Medical is making it’s first visit to Nashville.  We still have issues all through out the US with…

Global Healthcare
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Will the U.S. Lead on Global Health? Start with Vaccination.

Amanda Glassman - February 17, 2011

USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah gave a speech yesterday at the National Institutes of Health, highlighting his aspirations for U.S. leadership…

Global Healthcare
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Should the US Destroy its Cache of Smallpox Virus?

GlennLaffel - February 17, 2011

Smallpox killed between 300–500 million people during the 20th century. As recently as 1967, 15 million people were infected and…