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Gary S. Kaplan, MD

This Viewpoint discusses the importance of timeliness in quality of health care and summarizes strategies for improving wait times and access to care.

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Mike Mitka, MSJ

This Medical News and Perspectives article discusses research that investigates whether statins may help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease associated with HIV infection.

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Y. Tony Yang, ScD, LLM, MPH; Leila Barraza, JD, MPH; Kim Weidenaar, JD

This Viewpoint discusses how a recent measles outbreak may lead to tightening of US school immunization laws and describes the recent passage of such a law in California as an example other states might follow.

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Steven J. Katz, MD, MPH; Allison W. Kurian, MD, MSc; Monica Morrow, MD

This Viewpoint discusses the tension between increased availability of genetic testing and the usefulness of test results for clinical decision making in the context of breast cancer.

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Rita Rubin, MA

Physician Journalists are in the unique position of having to balance their obligations and responsibilities as clinicians with maintining journalistic integrity. This Medical News and Perspectives piece discusses some of the eithical considerations and quagmires involved in striking this delicate balance.

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Graham T. McMahon, MD, MMSc

This Viewpoint discusses opportunities and challenges in advancing the role of continuing medical education for professional development.

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Harold Alan Pincus, MD; Mary Jane England, MD

This Viewpoint discusses an Institute of Medicine framework for improving the quality of psychosocial interventions delivered to persons with mental health and substance use disorders.

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Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH; Kathryn E. Flynn, PhD; G. Caleb Alexander, MD, MS

This Viewpoint discusses the history of flibanserin and provides insight about the regulatory process.

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Amy E. Thompson, MD

A suntan or sunburn is a sign that skin has been damaged by ultraviolet (UV) rays.

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Robert B. Hackey, PhD; Erika L. May, BS
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In light of the King v Burell decision, this Viewpoint urges state legislators to look at the options and data before they leap into state-based marketplaces as part of the Affordable Care Act program.

This study used data from the 2008-2012 American Community Survey to investigate the association between legalizing same-sex marriage in New York and changes in health insurance coverage.

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Simon F. Haeder, MA, MPA, MA; David L. Weimer, PhD; Dana B. Mukamel, PhD

This Viewpoint explains the concept of narrow networks and the Affordable Care Act.

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Michael J. Joyner, MD; Nigel Paneth, MD, MPH

This Viewpoint discusses the promise of personalized or precision medicine compared with its achievements to date.

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David Satcher, MD, PhD; Edward W. Hook III, MD; Eli Coleman, PhD
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This Viewpoint discusses a framework for improving patient care and public sexual health.

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Lawrence O. Gostin, JD; Daniel Lucey, MD, MPH

This Viewpoint discusses the importance of a well-trained and well-prepared health workforce in controlling outbreaks such as Middle East respiratory syndrome.

Matthew L. Goldman, MD, MS; Brigitta Spaeth-Rublee, MA; Harold Alan Pincus, MD

This Viewpoint discusses developing quality metrics in behavioral and general health care to encourage more cost-effective care and improve the status quo.

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Richard Glassock, MD; Pierre Delanaye, MD, PhD; Meguid El Nahas, MD, PhD, FRCP

This Viewpoint discusses the ramifications of using a glomerular filtration rate of less than 60 mL/min/1.73 m2 for patients of all ages and proteinuria (albuminuria) for chronic kidney disease classification.

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Andrew S. Levey, MD; Lesley A. Inker, MD, MS; Josef Coresh, MD, PhD

This Viewpoint asserts that current guidelines should not be changed to require age calibration for diagnosis and classification of chronic kidney disease.

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