Blog Posts (6)
March 20, 2013
[MedPage Today] WASHINGTON — The Affordable Care Act (ACA) goes a long way to protect gays and lesbians against discrimination, but much of the law’s impact on them — as well as on anyone living with HIV — remains to be seen, ad...
February 11, 2013
The lead author on this breakthrough article, covered by NBC and the New York Times to name a few, is a senior in college at Washington St. Louis! Below is the abstact. The complete study is available for free by clicking the link below.
January 14, 2013
[New York Times] In a bold experiment in performance pay, complaints from patients at New York City’s public hospitals and other measures of their care — like how long before they are discharged and how they fare afterward — will be reflected in ...
April 29, 2008
By Stuart Rennie
And the girl behind the counter has a tattooed tear
One for every year he’s away she said
Such a crumbling beauty,
Ach there’s nothing wrong with her
That a hundred dollars won’t fix
Those are lyrics from Tom Waits’ song ’9th and Hennepin.’ They slipped involuntarily into my consciousness when I read about a World Bank study that is being planned in Tanzania.…
April 22, 2008
A trio of recent dots from the news stream that practically yell out to be connected:
+ The UN reported this week that rising food prices are pushing 100 million people even deeper into hunger.…
October 4, 2007
The Milken Institute released a report this week totaling the cost of preventable chronic disease in the US. The report’s tally for 2003 was $1.3 trillion.* And when you float a number like that, people tend to notice.…