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Raising The Minimum Legal Age To Purchase Tobacco
Raising The Minimum Legal Age To Purchase Tobacco

Conversations with California State Senator Ed Hernandez and researcher Paula Lantz about raising California's minimum legal age to purchase tobacco.

Tags: Legal Issues, Tobacco

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Patients' And Consumers' Use Of Evidence
Patients' And Consumers' Use Of Evidence

Briefing: April 7, 2016

Tags: Alan Weil, Patient Engagement, Aging, Joe Selby, A. Mark Fendrick, Peter Ubel, Cindy Brach, Steven Woolf, Mildred Solomon, Kristin Carman, Danielle Lavallee, Ming Tai-Seale, John Westfall, Mirjam Garvelink, Daniel Dohan, Holly Witteman, Benjamin Ranard, Marcelo Coca Perraillon, Steven Findlay, Jessica Greene, Charlene Wong, Anna Sinaiko

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Comparison Shopping For Health Care?
Comparison Shopping For Health Care?

According to April coauthor David Schleifer, in a WTOP-FM interview, despite available online tools, patients are often unlikely to explore the cost of a health procedure beforehand.

Tags: WTOP, Cost Of Health Care, Public Health, David Schleifer

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Even In An Emergency, Doctors Must Make Informed Consent An Informed Choice
Even In An Emergency, Doctors Must Make Informed Consent An Informed Choice

When a stroke is suspected, a daughter is pressured to consent to her father's treatment without fully understanding the risks.

Tags: Physicians, Emergency Care, Patient Safety, Cindy Brach

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The Medical Profession And Bottom-Line Pressures
The Medical Profession And Bottom-Line Pressures

In a WTOP-FM interview, March author Phillip Miller describes results of a recent physician survey, revealing a profession very much in transition.

Tags: WTOP, Physicians, Phillip Miller

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