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How do Lactation Consultants support women to breastfeed?

I had the good fortune this week to attend the International Institute for Qualitative Research’s 2015 conference in Melbourne.

I plan to share more about the week’s highlights in the coming days (yes, you are going to be part of my processing the experience…not what you signed up for? 101 more words


The Good News and the Bad -- Another ACA Day

If you’re like me — and I pray you’re not — your email inbox drowns every day with news about the ACA and health policy in every imaginable direction.  365 more words

Affordable Care Act

Advertising the ACA's Winners

In the five-plus years since the signing of the Affordable Care Act in March 2010, precious little media advertising has been purchased to promote the law and its benefits for so many Americans.  178 more words

Affordable Care Act

On Disparities, Social Determinants, and Early Childhood Development

We’ve covered these issues before, but as part of their theme issue on disparities and SDOH, Health Affairs Blog has been running a series of columns on the subject. 397 more words


BBC Ballot Box Oxfordshire - Clive Peedell on the NHS Debate

Full debate http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02p8xyx#auto

Clive’s responses below and at:
02:12:00 How to cope with incressing demand for services
02:32:00 We must invest in healthcare as it stimulates economic health/need expert MPs… 13 more words


How We Got Our Son To Stop Gaming

From my essay today at The Federalist…

Personal responsibility is a value that requires introspection and inculcation, not through grand lessons and lectures, but through the daily completion of one’s appointed rounds, so to speak.

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Health Policy

Are Awareness Days Effective?

There are 200+ officially recognized health awareness days/weeks/months  in the US which bring attention to specific health conditions,  according to the US Health and Human Services. 712 more words