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Physician Burnout: The Next Public Health Crisis

Healthcare reform has led to an alarming prevalence of physician burnout in the United States. The increased workload, productivity demands, reduced autonomy, and overburdening administrative tasks… 281 more words

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We're Doing it Wrong: Chronic Care in America

Americans are chronically ill.  The prevalence of chronic conditions in America is trending to be 1 in every 2 persons by 2030. We all know people with chronic conditions and it is safe to say that… 302 more words

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Regulation by Florida of Cancer Treatment Costs for Medicare Beneficiaries

Cancer comes with one of the costliest medical expenses. Doctors often diagnose individuals 65+ years old with new cancers, so Medicare and its beneficiaries must pay for the high treatment costs. 267 more words

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Expanding Medicare's Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage to All Kidney Transplant Recipients

As of January 2016, about 660,000 individuals in the United States are being treated for kidney failure. While dialysis can be an effective solution for some individuals, the current best care for renal failure is a kidney transplant, which offers better health outcomes and is less expensive long term than dialysis. 328 more words

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Policy Proposal: Performing Mental Health Screenings for Deaf College Students on College Campuses in the DMV (District of Columbia, Maryland & Virginia) - A Surveillance Tool

Mental health effects one in four college students but there is no statistical data about how many Deaf college students face mental health issues because it is often coupled with… 275 more words

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Give Thailand’s Migrants their Health Insurance (MHI)

In 2011, Thailand was estimated to have 3.7 million migrant workers. They form 5% of the total labour workforce and are estimated to contribute to 6.2% of the Thai national gross domestic product (GDP), or US $ 2 billion dollars in 2005. 333 more words

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The Negative impact of the American Health Care Act of 2017, in the Care of Epilepsy Patients

Background: Worldwide movement of care for epilepsy patients

While more than 50 million people worldwide have epilepsy, 80% live in developing countries. With optimal treatment, seizure-free can be attained in 70%. 482 more words

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