news @ Northeastern – The global water crisis

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The Spring 2014 Myra Kraft Open Classroom seminar will explore the many challenges that water presents for our society, including health, economic and environmental issues.

WBUR’s Cognoscenti – Is The Prescription Drug Pipeline Too Slow?

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The latest installment in our partnership series with Cognoscenti explores whether or not we can speed up the drug to market timeline while maintaining rigorous safety standards.

WBUR’s Cognoscenti – The Doctor Is In (Your Pocket): When Your Smartphone Takes Care Of You

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WBUR’s Cognoscenti publishes its second post about this semester’s Open Classroom topic: health policy.

WBUR’s Cognoscenti – Obamacare 101: Promise, Pitfalls And Predictions

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The scope, breadth and ambition of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) — whether you like the law or not — is unique in American history. It is our only example of comprehensive health reform at the federal level and it’s already forcing fundamental, even revolutionary, transformations in health care access, quality and cost control across the nation.

WBUR’s Cognoscenti – Policy For A Healthy America: About The Series

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The U.S. has the best — and, in some ways, the worst — health care system in the industrialized world. We spend more than any other nation, yet millions of Americans lack access to decent, affordable health care…This fall, Cognoscenti teams up with the School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs at Northeastern University to bring you a series we’re calling “Policy for a Healthy America.”

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