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Health Care Public Policy

Managing the Diabetes Epidemic in Children and Adults – Dr. Francine Kaufman

March 9, 2009

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Dr. Francine Kaufman discusses diabetes prevention and treatment. Dr. Kaufman is currrently leading two NIH diabetes investigations, both focusing on preventing and treating type 2 diabetes in children and teenagers. She discusses how people can modify their lifestyles and make a real shift to healthy behaviors.
In addition, Dr. Kaufman [...]

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Stay Healthy, Live Longer – Dr. Davis Liu

February 25, 2009

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Dr. Davis Liu discusses the prevention and treatment of chronic disease using lifestyle medicine. He describes how to get the most out of your doctor visits, as well as important action steps to get healthy and stay healthy.
Also, Dr. Liu discusses U.S. health care policy, addressing issues of access, [...]

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Single-Payer Health Care – Medicare for All – Geri Jenkins

February 20, 2009

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Geri Jenkins, Co-President of the California Nurses Association, discusses Single Payer / Medicare for All – An Economic Stimulus Plan for the Nation. Ms. Jenkins describes how a single-payer system would create 2.8 million jobs and more than $300 billion in new revenues to the U.S. econnomy. A single-payer [...]

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National Health Care Reform – Dr. Ana Malinow

February 6, 2009

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a href=”http://www.bcm.edu/pediatrics/index.cfm?Realm=99992423&This_Template=Malinow”>Dr. Ana Malinow discusses health care reform, a single-payer health system, and making health care available and affordable for all Americans.
Dr. Malinow is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and full-time faculty at the Ben Taub General Hospital Pediatric Emergency and Ambulatory Center, located in [...]

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Wellness, Prevention, and National Health Insurance – Dr. Thomas Royer

February 2, 2009

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r. Thomas Royer discusses health care reform, including affordability, access, and providing basic health insurance coverage for all people in the U.S. Dr. Royer discusses wellness and prevention programs in schools and communities, staffing and funding community clinics in underserved regions, and reimbursement for physician preventive programs.
Dr. Thomas Royer [...]

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Health Care Policy and Health Care Regulation – Dr. Robert Field

January 30, 2009

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r. Robert Field discusses the opportunity for health care reform, how to improve health care access and quality, and the future of the pharmaceutical industry.
Dr. Robert Field is Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Public Health at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. His expertise extends into [...]

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Ending Diabetes and Obesity Epidemics – Dr. David Katz

January 23, 2009

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a href=”http://www.davidkatzmd.com”>Dr. David Katz discusses solutions for ending the diabetes and obesity epidemics, including action steps for schools, physicians, government, communities, and individuals and families.
Dr. Katz has launched Nutrition Detectives, an exciting nutrition education program for elementary school children that is “Teaching Kids to Make Healthy Choices”. He has [...]

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Health Care Reform – Dr. Pauline Rosenau

January 22, 2009

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a href=”http://www.prosenau.com/”>Dr. Pauline Rosenau discusses health system reform, including an all-payer system, not-for-profit medical care, how to effectively reduce administrative costs, and the experiences of other countries. One important way forward is to ensure that elected officials are independent of special interests.
Dr. Pauline Rosenau is Professor of Management, Policy, [...]

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