Each day, Americans make choices about what they will eat and drink. Often, these are unhealthy ones, contributing to a national obesity rate of more than 33 percent. Lowering this rate is key to controlling rising health-care costs and improving quality of life. Milken Institute health economists
Like other emerging and developing countries, Bangladesh has leveraged its abundant and low-cost labor to spur economic growth and attract domestic and foreign investment. Over the past decade, the country has positioned itself to take control of a large segment of global trade—in particular, the
As #America emerges from more than a decade of arduous #wars, a renowned #military leader, global affairs expert and #political commentator identifies a new unifying national strategy for freeing the U.S. from the Middle East's tribulations and enabling it to focus toward the rise of #Asia. http://bit.ly/1sAGprS
It is common for health policy experts to argue that US health care spending is wasteful compared to its European counterparts because we are not getting better health for the larger amount of spending taking place here. There is limited evidence to support this claim, and existing evidence in the case of cancer care actually indicates Europeans under-spending rather than US over-spending. Arguments of waste in health care must be more nuanced an...
Firms led by #women are growing at five times the rate of those led by men, but women #CEOs have access to just two percent of venture capital. How can #California work to change this? bit.ly/1pYXryb
#Aging doesn't have to represent inevitable decline, dependency, and disengagement. A large majority of aging people remain #productive and seek to change the narrative on being "#old." http://bit.ly/1ABLGma
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