National Academy of Medicine

Manufacturing Cell Therapies: The Paradigm Shift in Health Care of This Century

  Recent advances in cell biology and genetic engineering have changed the way we think about medicine. Indeed, we are wit
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A Population Health Strategy for Diabetes: New Partners, New Opportunities

Diabetes challenges the nation’s health in many ways. As of 2012, one in 11 Americans was living with the disease, and two in five Americans
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Key Principles to Accelerate Progress in Noncommunicable Disease Care and Treatment

Recognizing the need for greater attention worldwide to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardiovascular dise
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Getting Serious About the Social Determinants of Health

We have long known that factors outside of medical care — race, education, housing, income, and other social determinants are t
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Public Health Laboratories in an Age of Austerity

The complex public health laboratory (PHL) system in the United States provides and assures a wide range of services and activities.
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It’s a Matter of Life and Death

Support for core public health capacity is diminishing; outbreaks of microbial threats are not. In 2012 there were a number of high-profile threats (see
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Improved Patient Outcomes in 3 Years with a System of Cure for Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus (DM) and associated complications are increasing in the United States, with prevalence up 40
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2012-Achieving Data Liquidity in the Cancer Community: Proposal for Coalition of All Stakeholders

Rapid, seamless data exchange in cancer throughout the continuum from research to clinical
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