eHealth
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Social Media, Research and Community Managers

Colleen Young - December 2, 2013

One of the best perks of my new job at ELLICSR at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is the opportunity to collaborate with a team of researchers,…

Infants with Alzheimer’s Gene Already Show Brain Development Differences
Public Health
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Public Health
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Infants with Alzheimer’s Gene Already Show Brain Development Differences

Susan Scutti - November 30, 2013

About one quarter of Americans carry the APOE-E4 gene, a known risk factor for late-onset Alzheimer's disease. About one quarter of Americans carry the APOE-E4 gene, a…

How to Game Mortality Data
Medical Education
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Medical Education
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How to Game Mortality Data

Marya Zilberberg - May 31, 2012

There is a great illustration in this BMJ article of what I discuss in Chapter 2 of my book: the type of mortality that matters. In the…

Technology
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Health Care Research Awards

JasonShafrin - March 24, 2011

The National National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) recently selected its five finalists for their Annual Health Care Research Award.  These studies include the following: Amitabh Chandra, Jonathan Gruber,…

eHealth
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Selecting Medicare Cohorts

JasonShafrin - March 16, 2011

Medicare administrative data provides a rich source to conduct health services research.  Researchers who wish to use this data, however, often have to restrict their sample population…