February 22, 1010
A new study, based on national hospital discharge data, finds the clinical and economic costs of sepsis and pneumonia infections contracted while in the hospital are substantial and vary among patient groups. Commentary estimates that in 2006, 48,000 people died from these infections and there were $8.1 billion associated hospital costs.
March 10, 2009
With some of the highest rates of HIV/AIDS, childhood obesity and infant mortality, Washington, D.C., is a city in need of strong investments in public health.
September 1, 2006
Rodrick Wallace, PhD, and Deborah Wallace, PhD, conducted research and published a book addressing the social, economic and political decay that underlies the rise of AIDS, tuberculosis, drug abuse and violent crime.