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By Daniel Wolfson, MHSA and Anthony Suchman, MD
In the paper, Choosing Wisely®: A Case Study of Constructive Engagement in Health Policy, we describe how a constructive engagement approach to the Choosing Wisely campaign helped build strong partnerships with more than 70 specialty societies, Consumer Reports, and a bevy of consumer groups and other stakeholders with a shared goal of sparking conversations aimed at reducing waste and overuse in health care. 636 more words
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The number of those who report that their “whole family usually eats dinner together” has declined 33 percent. This is most concerning because the time a family spends together “eating meals at home the strongest predictor of children’s academic achievement and psychological adjustment.” Family mealtimes have also been shown to be a strong bulwark against children’s smoking, drinking, or using drugs.