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JAMA Viewpoint Explores Impact of President Trumps New Immigration, Refugee Executive Orders on Individual and Public Health

The transformation of US immigration policy could have a harmful effect on the general public, patients and the health care system, say two public health law experts.

– O'Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law


Embargo expired on 23-Mar-2017 at 11:00 ET

Medicare Continues to Put People with Diabetes at Risk

A new survey from the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) found that Medicare’s Competitive Bidding Program (CBP) significantly reduced beneficiary choice and access to commonly used diabetes testing supplies, adding to previous studi...

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– American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)

Buyer Beware: Southeastern Faculty Tackle Trend of 'Fake News'

Members of the communication faculty at Southeastern Louisiana University tackled questions about the term "fake news" at a panel discussion sponsored by the university’s Sims Memorial Library and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.

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– Southeastern Louisiana University

Policy and Public Affairs

Penn Researchers Call for Better Laws Covering Patient Incentives to Improve Care

Current federal anti-kickback laws prohibit pharmaceutical companies and providers from bribing patients to seek their goods and services. Unfortunately, the laws also prevent hospitals from offering services that could potentially benefit patients, ...

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

New England Journal of Medicine

Embargo expired on 22-Mar-2017 at 17:00 ET

ARVO Opposes Cuts to Medical Research Budget; Urges Increased Investment

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) urges Congressional leaders to reject the U.S. administration’s recent FY18 budget proposal, which seeks to drastically cut National Institute of Health funding by nearly $6 billion, o...

– Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

Statement of Eleanor D. Lederer, MD, FASN, President, American Society of Nephrology on Proposed FY 2018 Budget

Condemns the Administration’s Proposed Funding Cuts for the National Institute of Health

– American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

American Psychological Association Urges Congress to Reject President's Proposed Budget

The American Psychological Association expressed serious concerns regarding deep cuts in the president’s proposed fiscal year 2018 budget that the organization says will curtail advances in research and education while threatening the health, well-...

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Higher Education Events

Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. To Speak at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute April 11

The Honorable John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice of the United States, will take part in a conversation with Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson, a recent recipient of the National Medal of Science, on Tuesday, April 11. The event will be held ...

– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Expert Pitch

NYC Homeless Shelter Expansion Plan a Band-Aid, Not Solution

– Cornell University

WVU Expert: Interference in 2016 Election Proves Russia Views the U. S. As an Adversary

– West Virginia University

Expert Available to Discuss the National Security Challenges of Climate Change

– Arizona State University (ASU)

ND Expert: Cuts to NIH Could Do Irreparable Harm

– University of Notre Dame

How Will Climate Change Affect the Cost of Water? A Natural Resource Economist Explains

– Arizona State University (ASU)





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