News and Notes

Center for Health & Wellbeing
Apr 25, 2016
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Heather Howard was featured as a guest on "The Week in Health Law" to discuss the current and future landscape of state innovation under the Affordable Care Act.

B. Rose Kelly
Apr 21, 2016
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New research co-authored by Professor Janet Currie, and published in Science, shows that death rates have declined among children and young adults in the poorest counties in the United States.

Karin Dienst, Office of Communications
Apr 21, 2016
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"Capitalism, Utopia, and Social Justice," the Freshman Seminar in Human Values being offered this semester, is taught by Marc Fleurbaey, professor of public affairs and the University Center for Human Values.

Center for Health & Wellbeing
Apr 14, 2016
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Professor Angus Deaton's editorial in the Journal of the American Medical Association responds to recent research regarding the association between income and life expectancy in the United States.

Center for Health & Wellbeing
Apr 12, 2016
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Professor Keith Wailoo has written an article published by the Daily Beast, "The Pain Gap: Why Doctors Offer Less Relief to Black Patients."

B. Rose Huber
Apr 7, 2016
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A research team including Professor Noreen Goldman has found that measures such as age and mobility are more powerful predictors of death and survival than certain biomarkers.

Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research
Apr 6, 2016
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A group of researchers, including Professors Bryan Grenfell and C. Jessica Metcalf, have called for the establishment of a World Serology Bank and other methodological developments to enhance understanding and optimum control of infectious diseases.

Center for Health & Wellbeing
Apr 5, 2016
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In a Slate article, Professor Elizabeth Mitchell Armstrong addresses the origins of messages regarding caffeine use and pregnancy.

B. Rose Huber
Mar 31, 2016
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Professor Uwe Reinhardt has been honored with the Gerard Gäfgen Medal by the German Association of Health Economics for his contributions to the development of health economics in Germany.

Center for Health & Wellbeing
Mar 29, 2016
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A new policy report, "Tackling the Next Plague: Recommendations from the Ebola Crisis to Prevent and Deal with Future Epidemics," summarizes findings from the 2015 Princeton-Fung Global Forum, held in Dublin, Ireland on November 2-3, 2015.



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