|Date||Author||Post Title||Post Summary||Topics|
|Feb 28, 2012||John E. Courtney, Ph.D.||One Step Past Prevention: New Tools to Limit the Incidence of Obesity||
Obesity is a rapidly growing concern in the United States—no pun intended.
|Childhood Obesity | Chronic Disease | Obesity|
|Feb 23, 2012||Karah Mantinan, MPH, RD, Sarah Lifsey||The Knowledge Gap of Practices in Child Care Settings: Progress on the Horizon||
With the passage of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, the United States Department of Agriculture will be revising the nutrition guidelines for the Child and Adult Care Food Program for the first
|Childhood Obesity | Women & Children|
|Feb 21, 2012||Diana Williams, Melissa Connolly||Behavioral Health: How Substance Use Disorders Fit into the Picture||
When I began working in the field of social work 25 years ago, a huge distinction existed between working with individuals who suffered from mental health issues or physical ailments and those who
|Feb 16, 2012||Robert F. Graboyes, Ph.D.||Cashews on the Hindenburg||
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) has a thousand pages of moving parts, and the relatively few that have rolled out are shedding sprockets across the landscape.
|Costs & Economic Analysis | Health Reform | Insurance|
|Feb 14, 2012||Holly Korda, Ph.D.||Where’s the Value in Innovation?||
Innovation in health care products, services, delivery models and processes has emerged as a popular solution to spiraling U.S.
|Costs & Economic Analysis | Health Policy|
|Feb 9, 2012||Kaiser Health News||Experts Divided Over Recommendation To Screen Children For Cholesterol||
By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
|Costs & Economic Analysis | Health Policy | Women & Children|
|Feb 7, 2012||Charles Roehrig, Ph.D.||What Is “Sustainable” Health Spending?||
As we embark upon a presidential campaign season, we can anticipate many lively debates on the topics of taxation and spending in this nation.
|Costs & Economic Analysis|
|Feb 2, 2012||Brock Husby||Is Technology in Health Care a Double Edged Sword?||
With all of the discussions of rising health care costs, technology is often cited as being a major potential factor for reversing this crippling trend.