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July 12, 2012

Jonathan Fielding (Former National Advisory Committee) RWJF.org

The greatest changes will come not from tweaking programs but from getting new policies introduced
July 12, 2012

Katie McLaughlin (Cohort 6) The Atlantic

New research estimates that one in 12 adolescents have persistent bouts of rage that involve property damage and violence toward others.
July 11, 2012

David Van Sickle (Cohort 4) MobiHealthNews

Asthmapolis announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted its asthma sensor and companion software 510(k) clearance.
July 11, 2012

Candyce Kroenke (Cohort 3) Philly.com HealthDay

Menopausal women who lose weight eating a low-fat diet rich in fruits and vegetables could reduce or eliminate their hot flashes and night sweats, a large new study suggests.
July 9, 2012

Jennifer Karas Montez (Cohort 8) and Mark Hayward (National Advisory Committee) The University of Texas The Alcalde

Everyone knows that a college degree can help you get a better job. But what about lengthening your life?
July 8, 2012

Thomas LaVeist (National Advisory Committee) Nature News Blog

Scientists who study health disparities gathered today and last week to discuss the well-being of descendants of the slave trade.
July 8, 2012

Sara Johnson (Cohort 3) Live Science

They are dramatic, irrational and scream for seemingly no reason.
July 6, 2012

Dominick Frosch (Cohort 1) MercuryNews.com

All learning from this work will be incorporated into feedback to and training of all PAMF physicians
July 6, 2012

Andrew Papachristos (Cohort 8) Huffington Post - Chicago

Increased levels of "year-to-date" homicide are up and part of the national outcry is about what (if anything) can be done about it.
July 5, 2012

Thomas LaVeist (National Advisory Committee)

With more than half of U.S. births now to minorities, we must solve the puzzle of inequitable health outcomes

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