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This blog was originally posted on the Cambridge University Press Journals Blog.  The blog post was written to accompany the May Nutrition Society Paper of the Month from Public Health Nutrition that is entitled “Prevalence and patterns o...

A policy window for children has opened: are we ready? In his famous book Agendas, Alternatives, and Public Policies, John Kingdon defined the policy window as a moment in time when three key elements converge.  First, the problem is of ...

This blog post was originally posted on Penn's Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics' Voices Blog.  You can find the original blog post here. Authors: Janet Weiner, MPH, Associate Director for Health Policy, LDI; Anna Barnwell, MPH...

This blog post was originally posted as part of Penn's Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics' coverage of AcademyHealth's National Health Policy Conference. Click here for more information.   A major unresolved quandary of the Aff...

By Evan Fieldston, MD, MBA, MS; Mallika Marar; Jennifer Jonas In healthcare policy circles, “bending the cost curve down” may qualify as the phrase of the decade. Its more than 1 million web search references are testament to the widespr...

Where did “Patient Protection” go?  It precedes “Affordable Care Act” in the law’s official title.  These days, though, everyone seems to reference only the "ACA" part.  We at PolicyLab are guilty of this too. The PPACA includes requirem...

This blog was originally posted on philly.com on Tuesday, February 4th. You can find the original blog post here. Authors: Alfred Atanda, M.D. and Nadia Dowshen, M.D.   Later this week, the world’s greatest Winter athletes will conver...

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