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After free lunch from drug firms, doctors increase prescriptions

Cornell University

Doctors prescribe more branded medications after marketing visits by the makers of those drugs, new research co-authored by a Cornell University economist confirms.

Channels: All Journal News, Business Ethics, Economics, Healthcare, Marketing, Pharmaceuticals,

Released:
17-Feb-2020 12:50 PM EST
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Hospitality, not medical care, drives patient satisfaction

Cornell University

Patients’ ratings of hospitals and willingness to recommend them have almost no correlation to the quality of medical care provided or to patient survival rates, according to new Cornell University research.

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Released:
17-Feb-2020 10:30 AM EST
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Iconic ‘pale blue dot’ photo – Carl Sagan’s idea – turns 30

Cornell University

The iconic photograph of planet Earth from distant space – the “pale blue dot” – was taken 30 years ago – Feb. 14, 1990, at a distance of 3.7 billion miles, by the NASA spacecraft Voyager 1 as it zipped toward the far edge of the solar system. The late Cornell astronomy professor Carl Sagan came up with the idea for the snapshot, and coined the phrase.

Channels: All Journal News, Space and Astronomy,

Released:
14-Feb-2020 8:50 AM EST
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Exhibit sheds light on railways’ discriminatory history

Cornell University

The American rail system has connected people and places across the nation, but its early history is marked by division and violence.

Channels: All Journal News, Arts and Entertainment, History, Race and Ethnicity,

Released:
13-Feb-2020 1:10 PM EST
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