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Haiti Takes on Dreaded Disease Elephantiasis One Mouth at a Time

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  • Washington Post

September 29, 2012

In a sunny courtyard of the Evelina Levy School for Girls, hundreds of girls in blue uniforms did their part to rid Haiti of an ancient and reviled disease. They lined up in pairs to get three pills dropped into their mouths.

PTSD, Opioids can be Fatal Combination

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  • Austin Statesman

September 28, 2012

Among the Texas veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan identified by the American-Statesman as dying of drug overdoses, Veterans Affairs records show that 21 — over 40 percent — had post-traumatic stress disorder as their primary disability diagnosis.

Building a Better Patient-Provider Bridge Through ODLs

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  • Healthcare Informatics

September 27, 2012

Recently, I sat in on an interesting webinar, presented by the folks at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), a non-profit looking to address varying healthcare challenges across the country through grants and research.

Patient-Generated Mobile Data Improves Clinical Care

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  • Information Week

September 25, 2012

Studies show that patients who log their thoughts and behaviors--"observations of daily living"--via mobile apps or sensors so docs can monitor them between visits get better care.

Why Some Mothers (Wrongly) Let Kids Try Alcohol

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  • U.S. News & World Report

September 25, 2012

Many parents wrongly believe that allowing young children to taste alcohol may discourage them from drinking when they're teens, a new study finds.

Hospital Leaders Support Expanded U.S. News Rankings

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  • U.S. News & World Report

September 25, 2012

An overwhelming majority of hospital chief medical officers responding to a newly released national survey by U.S. News & World Report support a broad expansion of the U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings.

Health Apps Show Potential for Improving Healthcare

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  • Medical Device Daily

September 24, 2012

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF; Princeton, New Jersey) reported that five research teams have demonstrated clear potential for improving healthcare delivery and outcomes, as well as patient engagement, through the use of personal technology

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