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Donohue on Planet Money: This is Your Brain on Drug Ads

NPR - When laws changed aroun...
Donohue on Planet Money: This is Your Brain on Drug Ads

NPR - When laws changed around advertising prescription drugs to consumers in 1997, HPM Chair Julie Donohue was among those interested in studying the effects. “I was just fascinated by the rise of this new kind of promotion and the debate that ensued about whether or not it was appropriate. I thin... (09/14/2021)

Roberts - Health Care Budgets for Rural Providers—Opportunities for Payment Reform

NEJM - HPM's Eric Roberts and...
Roberts - Health Care Budgets for Rural Providers—Opportunities for Payment Reform

NEJM - HPM's Eric Roberts and a colleague present this Policy makers are beginning to test new payment models that establish budgets for rural health care providers. By implementing a fixed payment or setting a spending benchmark for health care organizations, budgets are intended to promote effici... (09/14/2021)

Chu and Hershey - Collaborative Public Health Strategies to Combat e-Cigarette Regulation Loopholes

JAMA NETWORK - While the 2020...
Chu and Hershey - Collaborative Public Health Strategies to Combat e-Cigarette Regulation Loopholes

JAMA NETWORK - While the 2020 National Youth Tobacco Survey reported a decline in youth e-cigarette use, the use of disposable e-cigarettes has increased for children. This Viewpoint summarizes recent efforts by the FDA and state lawmakers to address the youth e-cigarette epidemic and offers a fram... (09/14/2021)

Cat in the Lab: Feline Genomes Fuel Precision Medicine

GEN - Leslie Lyons (HUGEN ‘91...
Cat in the Lab: Feline Genomes Fuel Precision Medicine

GEN - Leslie Lyons (HUGEN ‘91, '87), professor of comparative medicine at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, emphasizes the importance of using the right model for studying a disease. When one thinks of the most popular and useful animal models in biomedical research, one t... (09/14/2021)

Donohue looks to improve access to quality care for opioid addiction

KDKA RADIO - "Health systems ...
Donohue looks to improve access to quality care for opioid addiction

KDKA RADIO - "Health systems are making a more concerted effort to connect people to treatment," said HPM Chair Julie Donohue. "If someone goes to the emergency department and is treated for an overdose, hospitals are getting better and connecting individual's with treatment before they leave the h... (09/13/2021)