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Health Beat: Victor Fuchs: Longevity vs. the Quality of Life, and “Why What Can’t Happen, Will Happen”

Health Beat: Victor Fuchs: Longevity vs. the Quality of Life, and “Why What Can’t Happen, Will Happen”

http://www.healthbeatblog.com/2010/09/victor-fuchs-longevity-vs-the-quality-of-life-and-why-what-cant-happen-will-happen.html

Kenneth W. Kizer, MD, MPH: What Is a World-Class Medical Facility? (PDF)

Kenneth W. Kizer, MD, MPH: What Is a World-Class Medical Facility? (PDF)

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HealthReform.gov Fact Sheet: The Affordable Care Act’s New Patient’s Bill of Rights

HealthReform.gov Fact Sheet: The Affordable Care Act’s New Patient’s Bill of Rights

http://www.healthreform.gov/newsroom/new_patients_bill_of_rights.html

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MedPage Today: How to Prevent Obesity — Stop Eating

MedPage Today: How to Prevent Obesity — Stop Eating

http://www.medpagetoday.com/Columns/21379?utm_content=GroupCL&utm_medium=email&impressionId=1280218779444&utm_campaign=DailyHeadlines&utm_source=mSpoke&userid=235489

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The Health Care Blog: "Guidelines for the Perplexed"

The Health Care Blog: “Guidelines for the Perplexed”

http://www.thehealthcareblog.com/the_health_care_blog/2010/07/by-nortin-hadler-md—there-has-been-much-progress-in-the-understanding-of-the-biology-of-alzheimers-disease-chemicals-d.html

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Evidence That Consumers Are Skeptical About Evidence-Based Health Care

Evidence That Consumers Are Skeptical About Evidence-Based Health Care

http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/full/hlthaff.2009.0296?ijkey=JtUHLpFXh2Rtg&keytype=ref&siteid=healthaff

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The American Healthcare "System": A 7-Part Series

The American Healthcare “System” in 2005: A 7-Part Series

Part 1: Context

Part 2: Who Is in Charge?

Part 3: Why Not Put the Consumer in Charge?

Part 4: Why Not the Single-Payer Solution?

Part 5: 2 Good Options for Fixing Our Broken System

Part 6: How to Grade the Current System and Proposed Reforms

Part 7: A Public-Private Mix Is the Best Way to Fix Our Broken System