Global Healthcare
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Has China Done a Good Job Handling H7N9?

StevenShie - May 17, 2013

Over the last few months, H7N9 has been making headlines around the world. As of May 9, there have been 130 identified cases. 31 of them have…

ZocDoc High School HealthCare Essay Contest
News
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News
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ZocDoc High School HealthCare Essay Contest

joan justice - May 7, 2013

Earlier this year, ZocDoc, the popular website dedicated to improving access to healthcare, offered high school students the chance to win a grand prize scholarship of $6,000…

Business
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Can Regional TEDMED Communities Cultivate and Implement Healthcare Innovation?

Principle Healthcare - April 15, 2012

Given the intense scrutiny of recent advancements in health service delivery, it was refreshing to see that TEDMED 2012 drew a compelling crowd to the John F.…

Public Health
238 views

Does Early Disease Diagnosis Lead to Better Outcomes?

jamierauscher - November 4, 2011

   True or false:  Earlier disease diagnosis leads to more effective treatment and better outcomes.    Most of us wouldn’t hesitate in responding true and yet maybe we should. Early diagnosis…

Public Health
120 views

Looking Good

JohnCGoodman - September 2, 2011

Should there be legal prohibitions against discrimination based on looks? Daniel S. Hamermesh argues yes. Should there be legal prohibitions against discrimination based on looks? Daniel S.…

Public Health
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In Discussing Cancer, Should We Use Fighting Words?

JohnCGoodman - September 2, 2011

Every day in obituaries, you will find combat metaphors about people who have died of cancer. “After a heroic battle against cancer,” “valiant fight against melanoma.” And…

Public Health
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Increased Prevalence of Stroke Hospitalizations Seen in Teens and Young Adults

thielst - September 2, 2011

Rising trends in risk factors and comorbidities are associated with the increase in stroke hospitalizations of teens and young adults.  For those in communities served by telestroke…

Public Health
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Extending the Frontiers: Working Despite Alzheimer’s and Campus Smoking Bans

DavidEWilliams - September 1, 2011

When I was growing up in the 1970s I complained to my mother that I didn’t like cigarette smoke. She told me to get used to it…

Public Health
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CMS Depression Screening

Anthony Cirillo - August 31, 2011

A new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposal would screen more Medicare beneficiaries for depression, according to a recent memo. 

Global Healthcare
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Childhood Obesity: It’s Everyone’s Business

thielst - August 31, 2011

The National Business Group on Heatlh has released a new toolkit, Childhood Obesity: It's Everyone's Business.  It was prepared in response to employer interest in today's realities: The National…