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Bridging the Gap between the Public's and Economists' Views of the Economy
This paper reports the results of two parallel 1996 surveys, one of economists, one of the public. It finds that the public has a bleaker picture of what has happened economically to the averageExpand
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Isocitrate Dehydrogenase (IDH) Mutations Promote a Reversible ZEB1/MicroRNA (miR)-200-dependent Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition (EMT)*
Background: Isocitrate dehydrogenase (IDH) mutations occur in diverse tumor types, leading to production of the oncometabolite 2-hydroxyglutarate (2-HG). Results: High 2-HG levels lead to aExpand
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The rise and fall of a Kaiser Permanente expansion region.
Prepaid group practices (PGPs) — multispecialty groups that vertically integrate the organization, financing, and delivery of health services to a specific population—were once viewed as the mostExpand
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Stretch‐induced injury in organotypic hippocampal slice cultures reproduces in vivo post‐traumatic neurodegeneration: role of glutamate receptors and voltage‐dependent calcium channels
The relationship between an initial mechanical event causing brain tissue deformation and delayed neurodegeneration in vivo is complex because of the multiplicity of factors involved. We have used aExpand
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The uncertain fate of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) pediatric research portfolio
Background: The amount of federal dollars allocated to improving the health of our pediatric population can serve as an indicator of the priority placed on child well-being. Although Congress hasExpand
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The American Presidency and the Power of the Purchaser
Federal procurement is a powerful weapon by which American presidents attempt to expand their power and shape public policy in areas in which Congress has not acted or will not act. In the same wayExpand
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Expanding the EITC for Single Workers and Couples Without Children (aka Tax Relief for Low-Wage Workers)
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), the nation’s largest anti-poverty program, now provides tax benefits of roughly $39 billion dollars a year to over 21 million households. By supplementing theExpand
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The Fragile State of the National Institutes of Health Pediatric Research Portfolio, 1992-2015: Doing More With Less?
In this article, we examine the status of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) pediatric research portfolio between start of federal fiscal year (FY) 1992 and end of FY 2015. The NIH experiencedExpand
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Who has the best health care system? A second look.
A 1994 opinion survey again shows Americans less satisfied with their health care system than Canadians and (West) Germans are with theirs. Americans also report more problems in paying for care andExpand
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"Obama lies, grandma dies": the uncertain politics of Medicare and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
As savvy researchers, we Googled our topic: “Obama and Medicare.” Our first hit was zazzle.com, which advertised a bumper sticker with an older woman in a wheelchair hurtling down a slope with theExpand
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