Check Up Archive: April, 2012

Mom hopes son’s overdose spurs prevention efforts

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A heartbreaking case came before us last week when a grieving mother contacted us about the death of her son who died from an accidental drug... Read more

Can Pharma address the emerging needs of Its customers?

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A major satisfaction of writing this blog comes from the occasional comments of some people engaged in actually advancing health care. For... Read more

Manayunk roomies vie for Broad Street supremacy

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Beth Wallace, a dietition at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, will be chronicling the journey of her and her motley group of roomates as... Read more

Even Supreme Court seems to misunderstand Obamacare

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No one seems to really understand Obamacare, not even the Supreme Court. In oral arguments last month, Chief Justice John Roberts asked Solicitor... Read more

Off the treadmill, onto the asphalt

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Inquirer Sports Editor John Quinn is chronicling his journey from couch potato to the Broad Street Run on May 6. In this second installment... Read more

Will Pharma stay in the caboose of proactive health care?

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The current buzzword in health care is "hot spotting." Essentially the underlying concept has been around for some time. Urban police departments... Read more

A recurring vaccine error puts infants at risk

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With hundreds of reports of young children consistently getting the wrong form of a certain vaccine, leaving them vulnerable to the disease... Read more

Broad Street as the Great White Whale

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A year ago, Inquirer Sports Editor John Quinn, overweight and feeling it, would never have dreamed he would be competing in the Broad Street... Read more