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Nyu Langone, Brian Elbel, green carts, food carts, Nutrition, SNAP, electronic bank transfers, supplemental nutrition assistance program

Wireless Food Stamp Transactions Tied to Healthier Shopping

New research links the equipping of mobile fruit and vegetable stands with wireless banking devices programmed to accept food stamps to the buying of more healthy foods by people with low incomes.

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health reform, Health, Policy & Politics, Law, Politics, Affordable Care Act (ACA), Obamacare repeal, Bernie Sanders, Obamacare, Medicaid

Q&A: Is the United States Moving Towards Single Payer Health Care?

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Liver Disease, Fatty Liver, Environment, Pollution, endocrine-disrupting chemicals, Gastroenterology, Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

UofL Gastroenterology Researcher Receives $4 Million From NIH for Innovative Liver Research

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UofL gastroenterologist Matthew Cave, M.D., believes that chemicals we breathe, consume or come in contact with in the environment may be contributing to liver disease. He has been awarded $4 million by the NIEHS to explore the effects of environmental chemicals on the liver.

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hot car deaths, Children

New Research Aims to Prevent Deaths of Children in Hot Cars Through Better Messaging

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Dozens of young children die each year after being locked in a hot car, but new research shows that most parents don’t believe it could happen to them.

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ISPOR HEOR Competencies Framework™ , HEOR, Health Economics, outcomes research, Talent, Competencies

ISPOR Undertakes Competencies Initiative for the Field of Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR announced a new initiative that is focused on the competencies necessary for professionals working in the field of health economics and outcomes research—the ISPOR Health Economics and Outcomes Research Competencies Framework™.

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Childhood Obesity, Health Economics, Public Health, Public Policy, childhood health, Obesity, Health Policy

Public Health Expert, Health Economist Available to Discuss Childhood Obesity

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As the country continues to face childhood obesity – posing a serious health risk to children’s health in the United States – Georgia State University experts in public health and public policy are available to discuss the issue during this Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.

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HIV and AIDS, University of Montreal, Gastroinestinal, Research, CD4 T cell, antiretroviral drug therapy, McGill University

HIV-AIDS: Following Your Gut

Researchers find a way to reduce replication of the AIDS virus in the gastrointestinal tract.

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Clues on a Successful Vaccine, Tick Saliva, Natural Immune Response, and More in the AIDS and HIV News Source

The latest research, features, and experts on HIV and AIDS.

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Medication, Pharmaceuticals, Geriatrics, deprescribing, University of Montreal, Population-Based Study

Deprescribing Gets Support From Canada's Seniors, Survey Shows

A majority of Canadians over 65 think "deprescribing" should be a national government priority .

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Global Food Expert Martin Bloem to Lead the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future

Martin W. Bloem, MD, PhD, a leading expert in global food and nutrition research and policy, has been named director of the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.







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