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President Trump recently signed an executive order aimed at improving the care of kidney patients. In an interview on Weekend Edition, Nwamaka D. Eneanya, MD, MPH, commented on that a goal of having 80% of patients with end-stage kidney disease use home dialysis or receive a transplant would be a monumental change.
Why are bed bugs on the rise in cities like Philadelphia, and what dangers do they pose? Michael Z. Levy, PhD, comments as part of this live National Public Radio show.
For years, we have questioned whether risks are higher for patients whose blood pressure seems to spike only at the doctor's office. A new study led by Jordana Cohen, MD, MSCE, says the answer is emphatically yes.
To understand health and disease today, we need new thinking and novel science —the kind we create when multiple disciplines work together from the ground up. That is why this department has put forward a bold vision in population-health science: a single academic home for biostatistics, epidemiology and informatics. MORE