In the first post of this series, I briefly described healthcare system expenditures, as a percent of GDP, for the U.S. and a number of OECD member countries. When coupled with population health outcomes data, the amount spent per person on healthcare in the U.S. seems excessive and arguably wasteful. Individual health behaviors, genetics and a broad
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2017 was an interesting, and remarkable year, to say the least. I have no doubt each of you will read your share of best and worst stories of 2017. Before writing this, I did a quick Google search of top stories in healthcare, health, and public health, and as expected, my recollection of this year’s
Advocates for cancer research and prevention efforts converged in Washington, D.C. last week for One Voice Against Cancer’s (OVAC) annual lobby day on Capitol Hill. OVAC, a collaboration of roughly 50 national non-profit organizations, delivered a unified message to Members of Congress on June 6 on the need for increased cancer-related appropriations. A point of discussion