Author Archive: Corinne Maguire

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The Cancer Dilemma

| September 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Cancer Dilemma

  Map of China’s “Cancer Villages” According to a study released by Washington National Institute for Wellness Solutions, cancer is the top health concern among Middle-income Americans—ranking higher than concern for heart disease, stroke, or Alzheimer’s disease1. That cancer is a major health concern in the U.S. is not surprising, as age-related diseases are the […]

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Autism on the Rise: A Global Perspective

| April 16, 2013 | 5 Comments
Autism on the Rise: A Global Perspective

 

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Integration: An Effective and Efficient Global Health Approach

| April 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
Integration: An Effective and Efficient Global Health Approach

Imagine addressing HIV/AIDS, malaria, and diarrhea in a single intervention.  Policymakers would be pleased at having integrated services in health plans and, more importantly, patients would receive well-rounded health care provisions.  In fact, a recent study in Kenya has done just this, proving to the global health community that this is a better approach to health interventions within a country.

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Global Health in Japan: A Moral and Economic Dilemma

| February 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
Global Health in Japan:  A Moral and Economic Dilemma

After the Great East Japan Earthquake disrupted the lives of thousands of Japanese citizens in March 2011, it was expected that Japan’s foreign assistance would be significantly diminished in favor of domestic aid. Yet, Japan has continued to be involved in global health despite the tragedy. Japan’s commitment to global health illuminates how global health […]

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