getting-to-the-point

Getting to the Point of Precision Medicine

The Twitterverse was aflutter during President Obama’s State of the Union (SOTU) address. According to social media listening tool Sysomos, there were approximately 2.1 million #SOTU- related mentions on Twitter during the one hour speech covering a wide range of economic, social and health care related topics. What’s more interesting, First lady Obama hosted a […]

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HC Policy Power Players Series: United States Preventive Services Task Force

The Members The United States Preventive Services Task Force, or USPSTF, is made up of 16 members from a number of organizations and institutions outside of the federal government. They are doctors, nurses and epidemiologists with vast expertise in numerous medical fields including pediatrics internal medicine, geriatrics, women’s health, behavioral medicine, and family care. The task […]

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HCPolicy Power Players

At TogoRun, we pride ourselves in finding and telling the untold stories—stories about important people and organizations who have not received the recognition they deserve. When it comes to health care policy in the U.S., the Department of Health and Human Services, the Food and Drug Administration and the White House are household names; however, […]

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Health Headlines – Friday, April 24 – The TOP healthcare news for those on the go….

New York Times: Tanning Salons Play Down Hazards, Lawsuits Claim (Anahad O’Connor) New York’s attorney general, Eric T. Schneiderman, filed lawsuits against two popular indoor tanning salon chains on Thursday, accusing them of playing down the hazards associated with indoor tanning and promoting the practice as a healthful activity. F.D.A. Warns Supplement Makers of Stimulant […]

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Health Headlines – Wednesday, April 22 – The TOP healthcare news for those on the go….

New York Times: The World’s Fastest Recreational Runners (Gretchen Reynolds) Who are the world’s fastest slower runners? A new analysis of more than a million recreational marathon participants at major marathons around the world finds that the world’s swiftest amateur marathoners do not share the same nationalities as the world’s elite racers, many of whom […]

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