Media Coverage

Media Coverage

Fendrick discusses impact of Value-Based Insurance Design on oncology drugs

January 14, 2016

IHPI member Mark Fendrick recently did an interview with the peer-reviewed journal Clinical Advances in Hematology & Oncology about the impact of Value-Based Insurance Design on oncology drugs. 

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Officials: Bathing in Flint water OK despite rashes

January 28, 2016

An advisory from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said there is “no scientific link” between Flint water and skin rashes that began appearing after the city switched from the Detroit system’s Lake Huron water to Flint River water in April 2014.

A research initiative...

Excessive Tanning Could Be A Sign Of A Deeper Problem

February 6, 2016

Women who use indoor tanning salons are more likely to have mood or body issues than the average person, suggests new research.

Compared to the general population, women who reported tanning at least 10 times in the last year were more likely to be obsessed with real or imaginary flaws in...

U.S., Mich. agencies seek clues to cause of Flint rashes

February 3, 2016

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has begun to investigate the rashes that have plagued many Flint residents since the city changed its water source to the Flint River in 2014.

“A key message that I have for folks is that we’re taking the rash concerns very seriously...

Va. Tech murder plot suspect was no longer seeing mental health counselor

February 6, 2016

Natalie Keepers’s emotional travails — and her claim in court Thursday that a Virginia Tech counselor told her that she “no longer needed therapy” in December, less than two months before the planned murder of a 13-year old girl whom she had never met— have once again put the university’s mental...

Guns, Drugs, and Car Crashes: Why Americans Die Younger

February 9, 2016

The average American will die as many as two years sooner than if they lived in Western Europe or Japan. This can be attributed, in part, to three of the darker elements of life in the U.S.: gun violence, drug overdoses, and death on the road.

The U.S. could narrow the gap, but "as a...

Extra fat by age 10 tied to increased diabetes risk in preteens

February 9, 2016

Children who have excess body fat by age 10 may have greater odds of developing diabetes in their preteen years than their slimmer peers, a new study suggests.

Researchers measured height and hip size to assess body fat in about 600 children when they were 8 to 10 years old, and again two...

Dr. Julia Adler-Milstein Discusses Opportunities for Health IT

February 9, 2016

IHPI member Julia Adler-Milstein recently explained the importance of technology as a supporting factor in healthcare delivery, saying that it will enable patients to access their data and become more involved in their healthcare.

Follow the link below to watch the entire interview and...

Parental support may protect young women against obesity

June 3, 2015

Support from mom can tip the scales on who will become obese a dozen years later, a new study shows.

African-American daughters in their 20s who receive emotional and moral support from their mothers are less likely to become obese, researchers at the University of Michigan School of...

Perceptions of health don't translate country to country

September 9, 2015

How healthy do you feel? Where you are from may determine your answer.

How individual feels about their overall health can be influenced by a number of factors such as income, marital status, gender and the presence of chronic illnesses, but a University of Michigan study shows that how...

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