Observations At A Health Fair

Source: Democratic Underground.com I had a very interesting weekend helping out at my first health fair, one entirely run by a student organization of our med school and open to anyone who doesn’t have insurance and needs free medical care. Throughout the day these were the...
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Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Approved for Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden

The New Jersey Presidents’ Council has approved a doctor of nursing practice (DNP) degree-granting program for the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden. Courses will begin in summer 2014. The DNP program, considered a significant step forward in advancing nursing education and...
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National Disability Organizations Criticize 60 Minutes Story Based On NPR Report

National disability organizations have criticized a misleading CBS News 60 Minutes report on Social Security disability which relied on anecdotal evidence to deceptively portray the vital program as wasteful and unsustainable, despite the fact that award rates fell during the...
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The Affordable Care Act Isn’t Good — It’s Unbelievable

Source: Democratic Underground.com Application Process I am ‘beached’ with nothing to do because of the government shutdown, so I have a lot of time and once it is settled will have nonstop work until December so I was highly motivated to get it done fast. I made...
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Psychotherapy’s Image Problem

Source: New York Times In the United States, from 1998 to 2007, the number of patients in outpatient mental health facilities receiving psychotherapy alone fell by 34 percent, while the number receiving medication alone increased by 23 percent. This is not necessarily for a lack...
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Affordable Healthcare Act Enrollments Begins: Official Information

healthcare.gov Overview New Jersey Help Enrollment deadline April 30, 2014
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