National Academy of Medicine

Integration of Oral Health and Primary Care: Communication, Coordination and Referral

Abstract This discussion paper focuses on some particularly challenging aspects of bridging primary care and oral hea
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Transformation: My Experience as a Patient and an Advocate in Three Chapters

On three separate occasions, I have heard the words, “You have cancer.” Each of these moments came at a very different point
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Pediatricians Play Important Role in Decreasing Sugary Drink Intake in Young Children

Today’s children face serious health risks tied to poor nutrition. A recent study predicted that more than 50 perce
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Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Starts in Childhood

The importance of good nutrition practices on health and well-being has been recognized for thousands of years. One familiar quote attributed to
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Case Study: Medicaid and Public Health Collaboration in Oregon

Oregon is one of the leading states engaged in innovative health care delivery system reform that includes population health as a central c
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Community-Based Models of Care Delivery for People with Serious Illness

The 20th century saw remarkable improvements in life expectancy. Improvements in access to clean water, disease screening and pre
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Respiratory Protection for Health Care Workers: Simplify Procedures and Improve Health

Health care professionals, including emergency response personnel, face unique occupational health and safety chall
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