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Healthcare and Public Policy

Healthcare and Public Policy

72 articles.
US Health Care Still Among Least Efficient in the World

Out of the 55 countries that were evaluated, America falls at number 50.

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Posted on Sept. 19, 2016, 6 a.m. in Environment Healthcare and Public Policy
Environment Health Linked to Human Health

Public health implications of climate change.

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Posted on Sept. 14, 2016, 6 a.m. in Healthcare and Public Policy Demographics Exercise
Take Action Against Inactivity

The lack of physical activity plaguing America raises clinical, public health and fiscal challenges for the nation.

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Posted on Feb. 26, 2016, 6 a.m. in Anti-Aging Healthcare and Public Policy Lifestyle
Activity a Key Anti-Aging Investment

Incidental physical activity resulting from everyday activity can save lives and money.

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Posted on Oct. 16, 2015, 6 a.m. in Demographics Healthcare and Public Policy
Living Longer, But Not Healthier

Life expectancy climbs worldwide but people spend more years living with illness and disability.

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Posted on Sept. 17, 2015, 6 a.m. in Diet Healthcare and Public Policy
Global Trends in Beverage Preferences

Survey involving residents of 187 countries can inform public policy on nutrition.

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Posted on Sept. 9, 2015, 6 a.m. in Healthcare and Public Policy Infectious Disease
Trends in Drug-Resistant Infections

Left unchecked, CRE (carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae), MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), and C. difficile (Clostridium difficile) are poised as life-threatening germs.

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Posted on July 10, 2015, 6 a.m. in Demographics Healthcare and Public Policy
Health Trends Among US Baby Boomers

Men and women born between 1946 and 1964 are exerting a profound effect on the US healthcare system.

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Posted on March 17, 2015, 6 a.m. in Healthcare and Public Policy Dietary Supplementation Lifestyle
Leading Natural Health Trends

Rise in interest in fish oil, probiotics, prebiotics, yoga, tai chi, and qi gong, among American adults.

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Supplement Savings

Calcium and Vitamin D dietary supplementation in postmenopausal women has the potential to save the US healthcare system as much as $12 billion by 2020.

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