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Surgeon receives more funding for effort to reduce youth carnage
Dr. Manish Sethi, a Vanderbilt surgeon tired of piecing gunshot teenagers back together, has received more funding for a program he initiated to curb youth violence.
Thu May 23, 2013
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PatientsLikeMe Launches Open Research Platform
PatientsLikeMe has launched its Open Research Exchange and issued a call for patients, an initiative funded by a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant announced earlier this year .
Hispanic Standout: Felix Contreras Overcoming It All to Get Ahead
Felix German Contreras has quit a list of accomplishments to add to his name: NJ Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society President, pre-med aspirant, amongst others, but the one he is most proud of is "Immigrant Dreamer". The 22-year-old college student is just getting started on the road to a medical career but that journey could of never started for ... (more)
Dynamic Women Leaders of Color Return to 'World's Most Powerful Women' List
We all know the power women have to change the world in dynamic ways. From Beyonce's consistent advocacy for girls to Ursula Burns' Corporate America boss moves to Michelle Obama's grace and dynamic leadership in her own right, women continue to facilitate innovation across the globe.
Future of Nursing
After a two-year collaborative effort, in October of 2010, the Institute of Medicine and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released the report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health .
Wed May 22, 2013
Texas Tech law professor tapped for prestigious health fellowship
Texas Tech School of Law professor Jennifer S. Bard will join a new residency program launched by the Network for Public Health Law and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Kathleen Sebelius Fundraising Prompts Republican Scandal Accusations
Kathleen Sebelius Fundraising Prompts Republican Scandal Accusations - * Obama opponents target Sebelius solicitations for group - * Approached H&R Block and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation - * Health secretary: fundraising effort legal and appropriate - * Probes could discourage donations to Enroll America The day's must-read political news and ... (more)
Tue May 21, 2013
NM Coalition for Healthcare Quality wins Robert Wood Johnson grant
The New Mexico Coalition for Health Care Quality has received a $1.2 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to continue working on ways to improve the quality of health care in the Albuquerque area.
Mon May 20, 2013
ANALYSIS-Some U.S. Republicans see new scandal in Sebelius ...
With the White House already reeling from three major controversies, some Republican lawmakers are zeroing in on what they perceive is another possible scandal tied to President Barack Obama's landmark health reform law just as it nears implementation.
PatientsLikeMe Calls for Researcher Participation in New Open Research Exchange Platform
Today, PatientsLikeMe announces an open call for medical researchers to be among the first pilot users of its Open Research Exchange platform .
Fri May 17, 2013
Happy Bike to Work Day
It's Bike to Work Day! Here in DC 14,000 people signed up to participate, and volunteers staffed 72 pit stops to offer refreshments and prizes to cyclists.
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Larkin Community Hospital Named One of the Safest for Patients
's twelve statutory teaching hospitals and the largest osteopathic teaching hospital in the nation, was named one of the safest hospitals for patients by The Leapfrog Group.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Across the country, elementary school principals and teachers will tell you, "as recess goes, so goes the school day." Under the right circumstances, the excitement and energy that children experience on the playground spills over into the classroom, enhancing learning and strengthening students' relationships with their teachers and with each ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Is HHS Secretary Sebelius's Solicitation of Private Industry...
Is President Obama's top health official violating federal regulations by asking health industry executives to kick in money to support the implementation of Obamacare? Last week, The Washington Post reported that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius had "gone, hat in hand, to health industry officials, asking them to make large ... (more)
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Former Kansas Gov. Katy Pitches Obamacare Thanks To Questionable Big Money Donations
"Kathleen Sebelius, the secretary of health and human services, has solicited sizable donations from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and H&R Block , the tax preparation service, as part of a multimillion-dollar campaign to ensure the success of President Obama's health care law, administration officials said Sunday, even as a leading Senate ... (more)
Fri May 10, 2013
Medical News Today
Is There A Healthy Fast Food Option?
Main Category: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Also Included In: Pediatrics / Children's Health ; Nutrition / Diet Article Date: 10 May 2013 - 1:00 PDT Subway may promote itself as the "healthy" fast food restaurant, but it might not be a much healthier alternative than McDonald's for adolescents, according to new UCLA research.
Thu May 09, 2013
Variety of speakers highlight Claremont Colleges commencement
The Claremont Colleges will celebrate commencements next weekend, marking the end of another busy academic year.
Employer-Provided Health Coverage Declined Over Past Decade
The percentage of Americans who receive health insurance through employers fell significantly over the past decade, from 69.7 percent in 2000 to 59.5 percent in 2011, according to a new report by the nonprofit Robert Wood Johnson Foundation .
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announces Five Recipients of Future...
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation today announced the recipients of four new grants from its Future of Nursing National Research Agenda.
Private-public partnership secures grant to boost physical activity:...
The Arizona Business Coalition on Health has been awarded a nearly $50,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and United Health Foundation to improve health among Pima County residents through increased physical activity.