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It is hardly surprising that most pediatricians (myself included) insist that the only normal serum blood lead level is zero, which brings us to Flint, Michigan, and the horrific, senseless, and negligent contamination of the water supply in this once proud and thriving community. More
Our op-ed section features some of the best minds currently working to improve the public’s health.
Donald M. Berwick, Daniel M. Fox,
John E. McDonough,
Catherine D. DeAngelis,
Joshua M. Sharfstein,
Lawrence O. Gostin, Rebecca Katz,
This article presents a clear and comprehensive description of the International Health Regulations (IHR), evaluates recent global commission reports evaluating them, and offers proposals for fundamental reform and strengthening of the IHR. More
William B. Weeks, Gregory R. Kotzbauer, James N. Weinstein,
The authors describe the methods they have developed using publicly available Medicare data to transparently measure health care value—an approach, they argue, that allows patients to compare hospital performance and make better informed treatment decisions. More
Emma Coles, Helen Cheyne, Jean Rankin, Brigid Daniel,
Context: Despite persistent health inequalities and intergenerational deprivation, the Scottish government aspires for Scotland to be the best… More
Scott D. Grosse, John D. Thompson, Yao Ding, Michael Glass,
Context: Economic evaluations can inform policy decisions on the expansion of newborn screening panels. This article documents the use of… More
Trisha Greenhalgh, Claire Jackson, Sara E. Shaw, Tina Janamian,
Context: Co-creation—collaborative knowledge generation by academics working alongside other stakeholders—reflects a “Mode 2” relationship… More
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