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I just started reading The Body Economic: Eight experiments in economic recovery from Iceland to Greece by David Stuckler and Sanjay Basu today. I’m in the preface and came across an excellent perspective on the relationship between economics and societal health from Robert Kennedy’s 1968 speech at the University of Kansas. 219 more words
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, measles was effectively wiped out in the U.S. in 2000. From the CDC website: “The United States was able to eliminate measles because it has a highly effective measles vaccine, a strong vaccination program that achieves high vaccine coverage in children, and a strong public health system for detecting and responding to measles cases and outbreaks.” 356 more words
So happy to appear on the Michael Ostrolenk Show, with my friend Mike Ostrolenk.
A decade ago, the McGill Reproductive Centre announced the birth of an 8-lb. baby boy — the first child in Canada born from a frozen egg through a revolutionary technique pioneered at the clinic. 523 more words
Most Americans are unaware of just how dramatically the healthcare industry is stacked against them. It is truly an army of people intent upon selling, selling, and selling some more, even when the sale is unnecessary, unhelpful, or outright harmful. 923 more words