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Health Citizenship in the America. If Not Now, When?

On February 4th, 2020, in a hospital in northern California, the first known inpatient diagnosed with COVID-19 died. On March 11th, the World Health Organization called the growing prevalence of the coronavirus a “pandemic.” On May 25th, George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, died at the hands of police in Minneapolis. This summer, the Dixie… Read More »

St. Thomas grad sees her field of dentistry as way to bring health to all – Minneapolis Star Tribune

While most students don’t begin to think about a career path until high school, Ellie Meyer started much earlier. The oldest of five siblings (she has four younger brothers), she developed an interest in dentistry by observing her father at his dental practice in suburban Chicago. “As a young kid, I would run around his… Read More »

The Next-Normal Health Care Consumer After the Pandemic

McKinsey invites us to Meet the next-normal consumer in a recently-published research report describing changing consumer behavior responding to the COVID-19 lockdown and aftermath. The report gives us insights into the next-normal health consumer, which I’ll discuss in today’s post. Note the massive digital shift every person living in a country touched by the coronavirus… Read More »