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08/05/2019

Kenneth Langa and James Burke wrote a Viewpoint in a recent edition of JAMA Internal Medicine about the potential for overdiagnosis and high costs if treatment for preclinical Alzheimer’s disease becomes widely used. Langa was also a co-author on a recent JAMA paper that addressed preventing dementia. Langa and his colleagues found that people with a healthier lifestyle had a lower risk for dementia in later life, even if they had genes that put them at high genetic risk.M Healthy

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07/30/2019

In the UM SPH Population Healthy Podcast "Popular Genetics: How Learning About Our Genes Offers Both Benefits and Limitations," Scott Roberts examines the implications of direct-to-consumer genetic

07/25/2019

In a recent survey study published in JAMA Oncology, Reshma Jagsi and colleagues found that half of early career female oncologists said having children interfered with attending scientific concerences as compared to one-third of men. This study suggests onsite child care could open scientific conferences to more women attendees.

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07/24/2019

Jodyn Platt was interviewed for a recent Los Angeles Time article, "Alexa may be key to Amazon’s looming domination of the healthcare market." She points out that the health data collected by Amazon (and Amazon's Alexa app) will lead to Amazon's future growth in the healthcare marketplace.

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