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Archive: September, 2010

American health care would change dramatically even without reform

Wednesday, September 1, 2010, 8:50 AM
By guest blogger Robert Field: The debate over how reform will change health care tends to miss the real point. Health care is already changing dramatically and will continue to do so regardless of anything the government does. Forces are afoot that no one can stop. What are these forces? First,... Read more

Two measles cases in Montco

Wednesday, September 1, 2010, 3:40 PM
My colleague Don Sapatkin will have a report in The Inquirer tomorrow on two recent cases of measles in Montgomery County. High vaccination rates mean that measles cases are rare in the U.S. and there have been no cases reported in Montgomery county in the last five years. Both of the current cases... Read more
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Check Up is a blog for savvy health consumers, covering the latest developments, discoveries, and debates from the Philadelphia area and beyond.

Portions of this blog may also be found in the Inquirer's Sunday Health Section.

Charlotte Sutton Health and Science Editor, Philadelphia Inquirer
Tom Avril Inquirer Staff Writer, heart health and general science
Stacey Burling Inquirer Staff Writer, neuroscience and aging
Marie McCullough Inquirer Staff Writer, cancer and women's health
Don Sapatkin Inquirer Staff Writer, public health
David Becker, M.D. Board certified cardiologist, Chestnut Hill Temple Cardiology
Michael R. Cohen, R.Ph. President, Institute for Safe Medication Practices
Daniel R. Hoffman, Ph.D. President, Pharmaceutical Business Research Associates
Hooman Noorchashm, M.D., Ph.D. Cardiothoracic surgeon in the Philadelphia area
Amy J. Reed, M.D., Ph.D. Anesthesiologist and Surgical Intensivist in the Philadelphia Area
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