National Academy of Medicine

Cancer Prevention and Control: Then and Now

Controlling or reducing the risk for cancer was a principal goal of the National Cancer Act, signed by President Nixon in 1971. Long before the human genome w
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Community-Based Models of Care Delivery for People with Serious Illness

The 20th century saw remarkable improvements in life expectancy (NIA, 2011). Improvements in access to clean water, disease scree
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Payment Reform for Better Value and Medical Innovation

  Introduction Over the past 50-60 years, biomedical science and technology in the United States have advanced at a remarkable pace, allowing
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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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Getting to Equity in Obesity Prevention: A New Framework

High obesity prevalence persists as a major issue for societies globally (IOM, 2012; WHO, 2013). Chronic overweight and obesity have high health,
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