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Howard Markel ,
One of the more fascinating public health organizations of the early 20th century was the goutte de lait [from the French for “a drop of milk”].… More
Matthew W. Kreuter , Timothy D. McBride , Charlene A. Caburnay , Timothy Poor , Vetta L. Sanders Thompson , Kassandra I . Alcaraz , Katherine S. Eddens , Suchitra Rath , Hannah Perkins , Christopher Casey ,
Context: Implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2014 will require effective enrollment and outreach efforts to previously uninsured individuals… More
Jean Marie Abraham ,
Context: The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is predicted to expand health insurance to 25 million individuals. Since insurance reduces the price of medical… More
Linda J. Blumberg , Timothy A. Waidmann , Fredric Blavin , Jeremy Roth ,
Context: Over the past decade, health care spending increased faster than GDP and income, and decreasing affordability is cited as contributing to… More
Corinna Sorenson , Michael Drummond ,
Context: Recent debates and events have brought into question the effectiveness of existing regulatory frameworks for medical devices in the United… More
Edward Velasco , Tumacha Agheneza , Kerstin Denecke , Tim Eckmanns ,
Context: The exchange of health information on the Internet has been heralded as an opportunity to improve public health surveillance. In a field that… More
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