National Academy of Medicine

Improving Global Road Safety: Corporate Sector Commitments and Opportunities

João is a sales representative for a major company in Brazil. Every day, he climbs onto his motorcycle and r
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The Health of Complex Human Populations

Health care and public health are finding common—but conflicted—ground in population health. Current discussions in the two fields are collectin
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Second Annual DC Public Health Case Challenge: Supporting Adult Involvement in Adolescent Health and Education

In 2014, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) held the second annual District of Columbia (DC) Public Health Case Challenge. The IOM collaborat
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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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