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U.S. Health Care

Epidemics and Infectious Disease – Dr. Alan Zelicoff

November 15, 2009

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Dr. Alan Zelicoff is a physician (board certified in Internal Medicine 1992, clinical fellowship in Rheumatology, 1983) and physicist (AB Princeton, 1975), who has had a varied career including clinical practice, teaching, and operations research. In the latter roles, he was Senior Scientist in the Center for National Security [...]

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Preventing Heart Disease and Cancer – Lifestyle Medicine – Dr. Ann Kulze

February 25, 2009

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Dr. Ann Kulze discusses powerful nutritional strategies for maximizing heart health and the most important lifestyle strategies for reducing cancer risk.
Dr. Ann is a nationally recognized expert and motivational speaker in the areas of nutrition, healthy lifestyles, and disease prevention. With her unique background and formal training in both [...]

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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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Heart Disease Prevention and the Mediterranean Diet – Dr. Michael Ozner

February 9, 2009

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Dr. Michael Ozner, author of The Miami Mediterranean Diet, discusses heart disease prevention. The Mediterranean diet helps reduce inflammation of blood vessels supplying the heart, greatly lowering the risk of a heart attack. Dr. Ozner also discusses his new book, The Great American Heart Hoax, and the juvenile obesity [...]

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Improving Chronic Illness Care – Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease – Dr. Edward Wagner

February 7, 2009

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a href=”http://www.centerforhealthstudies.org/maccoll/maccoll.html”>Dr. Edward Wagner discusses the chronic care model – powerful guidelines for improving chronic illness care. Dr. Wagner discusses redesigning the health care delivery system, creating a better-prepared practice team, and developing methods for increasing patients’ knowledge, skills, and confidence. Additionally, Dr. Wagner addresses high-quality cancer care and [...]

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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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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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