Commentary: How Can We Help People Quit Smoking? Pay Them.
Thursday is the 47th year of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout. One of the longest-running awareness campaigns in the U.S., the Smokeout involves cancer societies, health organizations, and anti-smoking advocates using social and print media to remind Americans that now is the right time to quit.
Why the first, FDA-approved pill with a sensor will be controversial
The first drug with a sensor embedded in a pill that alerts doctors when patients have taken their medications has been given a thumbs-up by the Food and Drug Administration, and it will likely raise a host of issues involving privacy, cost, and whether patients really want caregivers looking over their shoulders.
How to Reduce Primary Care Doctors’ Workloads While Improving Care
In this article, we identify the barriers slowing the transition of episodic, in-person primary care to innovative models that separate care from location and that empower patients to take on more of their own care.
Penn receives $6.4 million from NIMH for new mental health center
A $6.4 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health will fund a new research center at the University of Pennsylvania to study how evidence-based treatment can better circulate to more therapists and mental health care providers.