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LA Times: Recent poll results about acceptance of healthcare reform law

The new healthcare reform law is a major (no expletives here) deal.  The groups that hate the new law get all the airtime so it seems EVERY…

Started by Cecil Verley

0 Apr 22, 2010

Pew Research Center report on chronic disease & the Internet

The new health reform law has two components that we do not hear much about  in the current bi-polar opinion media coverage over the last f…

Started by Tamar Knox

0 Apr 16, 2010

NEED HELP-Dental care in the new health reform bill

Does anyone in this  group have information about the dental  care sections of  the new health reform bill?  Thank you.

Started by Elena Uriola

1 Apr 13, 2010
Reply by Tamar Knox

Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (PPACA) Analysis: AKA Health Reform Bill

The Democratic Policy Committee (US Senate) has prepared and analysis of PPACA.  Go to:

Started by Beatrice Yearwood

0 Apr 4, 2010

Do public health people think technology (cell phone reminders) can help with the obesity problem?

I see that this network is about laws (big fixes) that can help change circumstances so people can have a shot at eating better or working…

Started by Maximillian Phillips

0 Mar 28, 2010

Milton Friedman is not dead: He has an article in today's Wall Street Journal

The 3/20/2010 WSJ reprinted a 1996 article by Milton Friedman (Patron Saint of Free Markets)-A Way out of Soviet-style Medicine .  He uses…

Started by Guillermo I. Benharar Vallarino

3 Mar 22, 2010
Reply by Marisel Brown

Community health gets a decent airing in March health plan magazine issue

The magazine Managed Healthcare Executive mentions the  Trust for America's Health report about prevention having an ROI of $10 for each do…

Started by Marisel Brown

0 Mar 15, 2010 corrected mistatements by Dems & Reps at the healthcare summit

The group at the University of Pennsylvania listed a lot of incorrect information said by Republicans and Democrats at the healthcare refor…

Started by Maximillian Phillips

0 Mar 6, 2010

Public sees failure of health reform as result of political gamesmanship-Kaiser poll

Kaiser Family Foundation's tracking poll found that 43% of those polled favored healthcare reform and 43% did not. This is the 11th poll co…

Started by Marisel Brown

1 Mar 4, 2010
Reply by Cecil Verley

The H1N1 Epidemic: What was all the fuss about

Recent polls show that a not-so-insignificant proportion of the public thinks the H1N1 epidemic was more hype than health threat.  Perhaps…

Started by Beatrice Yearwood

2 Mar 2, 2010
Reply by Leona Ow Woodbridge


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