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PODCAST: Adult Vaccination Importance

Last week, The NACCHO Podcast Series hosted the Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC) to discuss …

Failing Fast: Innovation in the Search for a Cure to Alzheimer’s

For those of us who have watched family members suffer the decline that results from …

Big Health Data Sharing: Benefits, Challenges and Solutions

Data is King! We all agree that sharing genomic and other health data is instrumental …

Infectious Diseases: Mortality Down, but Still Poses Threat

Last week, NPR highlighted The Journal of the American Medical Association’s (JAMA) latest research letter …

Alzheimer’s Research: Where We’ve Failed and What’s To Come

Alzheimer’s disease is a rapidly growing public health crisis. Today an estimated 5.4 million Americans …

Scientists Open New Window into Pancreatic Cancer Research

For years, pancreatic cancer has been referred to as the “silent killer.” It is notoriously …

Is Immunotherapy the 4th Pillar of Oncology?

In contrast to the three traditional pillars of cancer treatment (surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy), cancer …

Health Affairs: Burden of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Just as flu season gears up, Health Affairs released a new study, “Modeling The Economic …

MassBio Releases Statement Following Cost Trends Hearings

MassBio issues this statement, following the Massachusetts’ Health Policy Commission’s (HPC) hearing earlier this week on …

Benefiting from Innovative Clinical Trial Designs

Clinical trial success rates have been known to be low for some time now, but …