National Academy of Medicine

FDA and the Media: Lessons from Tysabri about Communicating Uncertainty

Despite a rigorous approval process, there is always uncertainty about newly approved drugs: will the benefits observed in initial
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Dose Matters: An Approach to Strengthening Community Health Strategies to Achieve Greater Impact

Dose Matters describes the concept of “population dose”—an approach to strengthening and evaluating the
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Health Literacy: A Necessary Element for Achieving Health Equity

A core aim for improving health care is to provide equitable care or “care that does not vary in quality because of pers
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Assessing the Population Impact of Published Intervention Studies

Not only does the United States spend more per capita on medical care than any other nation, and more than twice as mu
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Unleashing the Power of Prevention

Every day across America, behavioral health problems in childhood and adolescence, from anxiety to violence, take a heavy toll on millions of lives.
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Variant Validity (Selected vs. General Population)

Advances in genome sequencing represent an unparalleled opportunity to examine the genomic landscape of an individual and potentially id
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Health Care Reform as a Vehicle for Promoting Children’s Mental and Behavioral Health

Most mental health conditions emerge in childhood and adolescence, and many develop in the context o
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Advancing the Care of Children and Adolescents with Severe Obesity: A Reason for Clinical Subtyping

Childhood obesity, a serious and urgent public health problem, affects 17 percent of
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Opportunity Knocks Again for Population Health: Round Two in State Innovation Models

The first round of awards in the State Innovation Models (SIMs) Initiative by the Center for Medicar
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