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Oversaturated: How An Oversaturation Of Licensed Tobacco Retail Outlets In New York City Is Impacting Public Health

Publication date: 
04/2017
Report examines existing public data in regards to the health of New Yorkers, tobacco use in New York City and the oversaturation of licensed tobacco retail outlets in New York City, and presents detailed recommendations from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) on how to best address the oversaturation.
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Tools to Make Sense of Health Care Reform

Publication date: 
01/2017
Resources to help make sense of our choices as we prepare for an upheaval in health care. These include issue guides we've produced to inspire smarter thinking and better dialogue about our policy choices, reports that outline where the public stands and recent articles that have helped sharpen our own understanding
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Strengthening Protection of Patient Medical Data

Publication date: 
01/2017
Americans seeking medical care expect a certain level of privacy. Indeed, the need for patient privacy is a principle dating back to antiquity, and is codified in U.S. law, most notably the Privacy Rule of the 1996 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), which establishes standards that work toward protecting patient health information.
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