I just participated in The Health Management Academy's summit for hospital trustees in Phoenix. Mitch Daniel is the President of Purdue University and former Governor of Indiana. His comments were fascinating and so was the discussion about academic medical centers. No one has figured out how to make our system offer higher and higher quality healthcare to more and more people at a cost we can all afford but at least some people are trying...and I for one am confident we are getting better and better. The sky is not falling!
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One of our special reports this week is "HPV: The Teen Vaccine No One Gets" and every parent and grandparent should read it. Researcher Susan Vadaparampil, Ph.D at Moffitt Cancer Center gives us the facts and Dr. Marcy Solomon Baker at Bay Care Medical Group says 11 year olds should be given the vaccine, both boys and girls.
Tara Niendam, Ph.D a clinical psychologist at UC Davis School of Medicine tell us about a new app, Ginger IO, designed to monitor patients with psychosis.
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I am not a fan of spicy food but if you are, be sure to read the final report, "4 Benefits of Spicy Foods."
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Marjorie Bekaert Thomas
President, Ivanhoe Broadcast News
“What should young people do with their lives today? … The most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.”
-- Kurt Vonnegut