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David Heller

Obesity and NCDs: Necessary but not Sufficient?

Nov. 25, 2014 – A study from the McKinsey Global Health Institute (MGI) got considerable press this week from the Economist, Wall Street Journal, and others. Using both WHO’s Read More

Sophie Okolo

Ebola and the Elderly: Focusing on a Vulnerable Population

Nov. 21, 2014 – Certain diseases like pertussis and dementia are associated with distinct populations. Pertussis is generally linked to children and dementia is generally linked to older adults. Read More

Kenny Pettersen

Treatment: The Missing Piece in Ebola Prevention

Nov. 07, 2014 – An Ebola diagnosis need not be a death sentence. Here’s my assertion as an infectious disease specialist: if patients are promptly diagnosed and receive aggressive Read More

Kenny Pettersen

End Quarantine of CA Healthcare Workers Fighting Ebola

Oct. 31, 2014 – The Following is a letter I wrote to the Director of the CA Dept of Public Health, urging him to end the 21-day quarantine of CA Read More