Tag: "critiques" at medical news
Abstinence is healthy goal for teenagers but research critiques abstinence-only educational policies
...ntercourse as "a healthy choice for teenagers" but critiques
government policies and programs that promote abstinence-only or abstinence until marriage as the only prevention message for teenagers. According to the report, abstinence as the sole option for adolescents is scientifically and ethically problemat...
Pandemic influenza requires coordinated response, says ACP
...at ACP's Annual Session in Philadelphia. The paper critiques
the national preparedness plan for health care response involving multiple health-care providers and says that a comprehensive and effective health care response is critical to save lives, decrease illness, and avoid disruption to the economy. To ach...
Cure for cancer worth $50 trillion
...mprovements in health will continue to rise." Many critiques
of rising medical expenditures focus on life-extending procedures for persons near death. By breaking down net gains by age and gender, Murphy and Topel show that the value of increased longevity far exceeds rising medical expenditures overall. Gains...