January 5, 2016 archive

The anatomy of health care in the United States.

“Clinicians increasingly are expected to substitute social and economic goals for the needs of a single patient. These contradictory forces are difficult to reconcile, creating risk of growing instability and political tensions. ” (1) Moses, H., Matheson, D. H. M., Dorsey, E. R., George, B. P., Sadoff, D., & Yoshimura, S. (2013). The anatomy of …

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Ban on junk food marketing to nation’s kids takes effect Jan. 1

“Foods with excessively high levels of fat, saturated fat, sodium and sugar in five categories — snacks, candy, drinks, cold products, and in places that serve food directly — will be prohibited, the FDA stated in a press release.”(1) Chao, S. (2016). Ban on junk food marketing to nation’s kids takes effect Jan. 1. The …

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