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When reviewing major public health initiatives over the past century, it is amazing to see how often beliefs, policies, and scientific fact have… More
Lawrence O. Gostin,
Joshua M. Sharfstein,
Gail R. Wilensky,
Catherine D. DeAngelis,
Context: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Safety and Innovation Act has recently relaxed conflict-of-interest rules for FDA advisory committee… More
Denise F. Lillvis, Anna Kirkland, Anna Frick,
Context: This article examines trends in state-level childhood vaccine policies in the United States from 1998 to 2012 and explains the trajectories… More
Vicki A. Freedman, Brenda C. Spillman,
Context: The cost of late-life dependency is projected to grow rapidly as the number of older adults in the United States increases in the coming… More
Jon B. Christianson, Caroline S. Carlin, Louise H. Warrick,
Context: Health care delivery systems are becoming increasingly consolidated in urban areas of the United States. While this consolidation could… More
Douglas A. Conrad, David Grembowski, Susan E. Hernandez, Bernard Lau, Miriam Marcus-Smith,
Context: In recent decades, practitioners and policymakers have turned to value-based payment initiatives to help contain spending on health care and… More
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