Category: Healthcare

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The Public Health Implications of Orlando

June 15, 2016 In Healthcare Leave a comment

This week, millions gathered in solidarity with the victims, families and L.G.B.T. community affected by Sunday’s horrific attack of terror and hate at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Rallies

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The Difficulty of Discussing Zika

April 1, 2016 In Healthcare Leave a comment

The Zika epidemic is a tragedy. It is a shockingly resilient disease, alarming researchers each time they discover more about it. The disease has been a thorn in the side

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Visiting the Doctor Virtually via Telemedicine

March 29, 2016 In Healthcare Leave a comment

You can use your phone for everything from making travel reservations to managing your finances. Why shouldn’t this technology be used to manage your healthcare? While the healthcare industry is

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When Good Intentions Go Awry: CDC’s Alcohol Warning to Young Women

February 5, 2016 In Healthcare Leave a comment

This week has been a busy week in women’s health; it started with a new panel urging doctors to screen for depression in expectant mothers during and after pregnancy, which

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Three Must-Read Healthcare Newsletters

February 2, 2016 In Healthcare Leave a comment

The world of healthcare PR can be more complex than many other areas of focus due to HIPAA laws, policy change and medical crisis situations. News updates can happen hourly

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Dietary Guidelines Tried in the Court of Public Opinion

January 22, 2016 In Healthcare Leave a comment

Dietary guidelines seem like the type of public health information that everyone should appreciate. Although people might be reminded of how they aren’t following the prescribed guidelines as closely as

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2015: The Year of Prescription Drug Costs

January 4, 2016 In Healthcare Leave a comment

Prescription drugs and the sky-high costs associated with them are among the biggest topics being discussed in the presidential campaign and with good reason. Events of 2015 have reaffirmed how

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Healthcare Trends in 2016: A Look Ahead

December 22, 2015 In Healthcare Leave a comment

The healthcare industry is constantly changing, with advances in technology and medicine happening daily. However, as this year comes to a close, there are several big trends we’ll be watching

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An Uphill PR Battle for Pfizer and Allergan

December 10, 2015 In Healthcare Leave a comment

‘Tis the season of giving, and pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Allergan certainly gave people in the health care space a lot to talk about in recent weeks. The $150 billion

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Charlie Sheen and Public Health Campaigns

November 25, 2015 In Healthcare Leave a comment

Behavior change is the ultimate goal of any public health campaign, but creating the right messaging to spark behavior change is hardly ever easy. In light of Charlie Sheen’s recent

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