WacoTrib.com – Quotes Stephen Bartels, professor of psychiatry, on depression among the elderly and the need for extra resources to address their mental health needs.
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The Huffington Post – Mentions research by Dennis McCullough, associate professor of community and family medicine, on geriatric applications of “slow medicine,” which emphasizes self-healing.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Mentions an analysis conducted by Lisa Schwartz and Steven Woloshin, professors of medicine, on the American Diabetes Association’s definition of pre-diabetes.
Indianapolis Recorder – Quotes Samir Soneji, assistant professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, on a recent study’s finding that hookah water pipes could be a gateway to cigarette smoking among teenagers.
Los Angeles Times – Quotes Jonathan Skinner, the James O. Freedman Presidential Professor of Economics, on the successes of the Mayo Clinic, and mentions a Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care finding that the United States could save up to $50 billion annually on end-of-life care by excising waste and unnecessary care.
The Olympian via Associated Press – Discusses research led by Stephen Bartels, director of the Centers for Health and Aging, on obesity among people with mental illnesses.
Valley News – Discusses the merging of the Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science into the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, and quotes Director of the Dartmouth Institute Elliott Fisher, and Director of the Dartmouth Center Albert Mulley, who states, “I really do believe that Dartmouth has a distinct understanding of health care that can really…benefit people in the U.S. and the world.”
NPR – Cites research by the Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care on the rates of hospice use throughout the United States.
The Conversation – U.S. – A column by Associate Professor of Medicine Tim Lahey debunking claims of HIV cures made by different scientists in recent years.
Concord Monitor via Associated Press – Associate Professor of Medicine Elizabeth Talbot has returned from Sierra Leone where she spent five weeks training medical workers how to avoid the Ebola virus. Talbot is quoted on her self-imposed quarantine.