October 7th, 2015 by Deanna Johnson
The Henry Stewart Talks is a collection of biomedical and life sciences specially prepared animated audio visual presentations with synchronized narration. It is regularly updated and growing, with over 1,500 talks; and a new series, Cancer Genetics, has just been added. Here’s a sampling of new talks:
Chromosome translocations and cancer by Prof. Felix Mitelman, Lund University, Sweden
Role of molecular markers in guiding therapy in cancer by Prof. Joe Duffy, St Vincent’s University Hospital and University College Dublin, Ireland
Respiratory Mycoplasmas by Prof. Stephen Gillespie, University of St. Andrews, UK
Nanomedicine: promises and pitfalls – part 1 of 3 by Prof. Thomas Webster, Northeastern University, USA
Ischemic heart disease – part 1 of 2 by Dr. Vivek Lal, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
Bacterial vaccines in development – part 1 of 2 by Dr. Kathrin Jansen, Pfizer Vaccine Research & Development, USA
September 12th, 2013 by Amy Studer
Want to find out more about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act?
Video from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Libraries have developed resource guides about various aspects of the law, including policy and implementation:
February 8th, 2013 by Bruce Abbott
A new report presenting the latest data on the Asian American and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) population has been made available by The Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC) and Asian Law Caucus (ALC); it provides data on population, population growth, and key social and economic data including income, poverty, education and language.
The site requires that you register to download the report, but it is freely available.
January 23rd, 2013 by Ferguson Mitchell
Sign at Seattle's March and Rally for Health Care Reform on May 30, 2009.
Earlier this month, JAMA published a viewpoint article by Victor R. Fuchs, PhD, about the differences between the United States and other countries of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
In it, he highlights key differences between the US and other OECD members:
“US health care is very different from health care in other countries. Potential reasons for the differences are discussed, leading to the conclusion that future efforts to control cost, provide universal coverage, and improve health outcomes will have to consider the United States’ particular history, values, and political system.”
Read the full article – JAMA.
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