November is American Diabetes Month and this week’s Friday Five looks at the cost of diabetes, new ways to treat and support those with diabetes and some of the latest research about how it can be prevented.
From Kaiser Health News Network – Their latest podcast, What the Health, episode 20, We have numbers! Democrats won some unexpectedly large victories in last off-off-year elections, putting health care squarely back on the political map.
By Angela Jenkins – Remember when we depended on B2B traditional media such as print? What we lacked in mass outlets besides broadcast for breaking news was gratified by well-crafted, informed storytelling, that is, journalistic style writing in its truest form.
By Kayla Matthews – Embryonic stem cells are one of medicine’s great mysteries. Since the first application of these stem cells in the late 1980s, they have been used to treat upwards of 80 different diseases, cancers and genetic conditions.
Tune in this week for these highlighted shows. Don’t miss these new episodes on Healthcare de Jure on ABA Breast Cancer Task Force, This Just In on the #HIThinkTank, and PopHealth Week on industry integrator concepts .
Every year on the third Thursday in November, The Great American Smokeout challenges people to stop using tobacco. This week’s Friday Five takes a look at smoking in 2017 and how to help yourself or someone you love put down the cigarettes for good.