White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity

Michelle Obama’s task force on childhood obesity recently came back with a report that set a national goal to return childhood obesity to 5% by 2030.  Right now the nation is has about 20%  of children that suffer from obesity.  The main areas the task force would like to address to reduce this number are: […]

Bar-coding Patients

While most people say they don’t want to be treated like a number, that type of treatment might actually be helping to save lives.  An article from the New England Journal of Medicine was reported in a many news sources today, which focused on a study showing a significant reduction in drug errors for patients […]