News tagged with public policy

A new model to better understand the nature of health

The health of each individual is defined through ongoing interactions between the demands of life, the biological and personally acquired potentials, and social and environmental determinants. This new definition of health ...

Aug 04, 2014
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As age-friendly technologies emerge, experts recommend policy changes

From smart phones to smart cars, both public and private entities must consider the needs of older adults in order to help them optimize the use of new technologies, according to the latest issue of Public Policy & Aging Report (PP&AR), titled "Aging and Technology: ...

Mar 20, 2014
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Americans don't want soda tax, size restrictions

(Medical Xpress)—Those hoping to dilute Americans' taste for soda, energy drinks, sweetened tea and other sugary beverages should take their quest to school lunchrooms rather than legislative chambers, according to a recent ...

Mar 20, 2014
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Residents concerned about lack of time with patients

(HealthDay)—Many U.S. medical residents are concerned about reduced face-time with patients and report that engaging patients in their own care is more challenging than anticipated, according to a report ...

Feb 10, 2014
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