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Healing the homeless during COVID-19

said. When the pandemic hit, people experiencing homelessness were already in a terrible public health situation, Dr. ... Right now, the positive test rate is down to 1% to 4%, low enough to do effective isolation and contact tracing and other key public
September 2020

CDC seeks more testing for ‘huge uptick’ in HCV incidence

November at the American Public Health Association's annual meeting in Chicago. ... And it was a cost-effectiveness analysis we did that indicates if we can get prices below $30,000, it would make public health sense to treat everyone.”.
January 2016

Sports internists treat players as patients

He has since moved back to OSU Sports Medicine to pursue public health initiatives that let him apply his experience with professional athletes to the community, and to encourage exercise in
October 2011

An easy screen for an overlooked disease

Reimbursement issues currently serve as a major public health barrier to the achievement of this early diagnosis goal, said Alan T. ... Hirsch, MD, director of the vascular medicine program in the cardiovascular division at the University of Minnesota
April 2011

Learning to parry patient requests

Another intangible that's difficult to quantify is the background influence of malpractice fears, said Tara Bishop, ACP Member, an assistant professor of public health in the division of outcomes and ... I think that the public is coming to understand
March 2011

Nominees named for College Officer and Regent positions

Wayne J. Riley, MD, MPH, MBA, MACP. Education: BA, Yale University, New Haven, Ct., 1981; MPH, Tulane University School of Public Health, New Orleans, 1988; MD, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, ... Areas of expertise: Medical education,
November 2013

Carrier screening makes risk-benefit analysis more complex

advocates, commercial testing companies, public health officials and insurers. ... population on a topic of this complexity. Second, extensive education of the public, health care providers and policymakers will be required to establish any effective
June 2008

Mandated flu vaccines may be ‘new norm’ in health care

John O’Neill, DO, FACP, chair of the ACP Immunization Technical Advisory Committee, said the public health concern with influenza, a vaccine-preventable disease, is related to the large number of ... the American Public Health Association, the National
October 2015

A doctor who embraces change, personally and politically

Personal hero: Rudolf Virchow, the 19th century pathologist and public health advocate. ... Most recent book read: “Medicine and Public Health at the End of Empire” by Howard Waitzkin, MD, PhD.
July 2013

Detecting eating disorders in midlife

and older participants, according to results published in September 2014 by BMC Public Health. ... BMC Public Health. 2014;14:943. [PMID: 25213544]. Pike KM, Dunne PE, Addai E.
February 2021

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