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June 2010, VOLUME 93, NO.6

 

 

   

 

Advocacy
Guest Editor: Elaine C. Jones, MD, FAAN

Complete issue

 

 

Commentaries

166

Analogies
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

167

The Irksome Myths of Cancer
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

 


 

CONTRIBUTIONS

168

Physician Advocacy and the 2010 Health Care Reform Act
Elaine C. Jones, MD, FAAN

169

The Elected Physician
Nick Tsiongas, MD, MPH

171

Advocacy Efforts of the Rhode Island Medical Society and its Legislative Priorities in 2010
Vera De Palo, MD, FCCP

173

How a Bill Becomes a Law and How Physicians Can Influence the Process
Michael E. Migliori, MD, FACS

175

A Call To Arms: Getting Involved in Advocacy
Elaine C. Jones, MD, FAAN

 
 

ALERT: Asthma in Rhode Island

177

Disparities by Race/Ethnicity and Sex: Asthma Hospitalizations and Emergency Department Visit Rates in Rhode Island and Healthy People 2010 Goals
Nicholas J. Everage, ScM; Deborah N. Pearlman, PhD; Nancy Sutton, MS, RD; Dona Goldman, MPH, RN

184

HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Asthma Hospitalizations and Emergency Department Visit Rates: Rhode Island’s Progress in Meeting Healthy People 2010 Goals
Nicholas J. Everage, ScM; Deborah N. Pearlman, PhD; Nancy Sutton, MS, RD; Dona Goldman, MPH, RN

 


 

COLUMNS

186

Information for Contributors

187

GERIATRICS FOR THE PRACTICING PHYSICIAN
If you are over 65 – Can you have your cake and eat it too?
Ana Tuya Fulton, MD

189

IMAGES IN MEDICINE
Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
Sun Ho Ahn, MD, and Ethan Prince, MD

191

PHYSICIAN’S LEXICON
A Rhetorical Hank of Hair
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

191

Vital Statistics

192

June Heritage

 
 

Cover Singing Praises”, mixed media, by Kim Ellery. Kim helped coordinate the “Art-A-Thon for Haiti” with Jerry’s Artarama. Kim can be seen in front of the Post Office Cafe the second Thursday of every month during East Greenwich’s Main Street Stroll. (May–September) She has exhibited her work throughout RI, CT and NC. To see more of Kim’s work, visit: www.kimellery.com or email kimellery@mac.com

 
 

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