Sunday, January 19, 2020

Amy O'Connor

Amy O’Connor is a contributor to and a writer with 20+ years of experience covering health and other subjects for national publications. She teaches journalism at the City University of New York and New York University.




Millions of Americans resolve to improve themselves in some way in honor of the New Year. Most want to lose weight. Odds...
Adults with severe obesity have an increased risk of comorbidities and psychological, social and economic consequences. A new study reviewed the evidence for...
More than half a million people in the United States are homeless, and hospitalizations among this population are rising. Despite greater policy...
Infection is a leading cause of hospitalization among home healthcare patients. Nurses play an important role in reducing infection among home healthcare...
An ongoing question among diabetes specialists, whether second-line antidiabetic medications (ADMs) are associated with cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes,...

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It may even convince you to stop using the word "noncompliance" altogether.


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