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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1986) 11 (2): 323–344.
Published: 01 April 1986
...Howard Leichter By the beginning of 1986 all but three states had taken some action on a mandatory seat-belt bill. The seat-belt debate is one manifestation of the concern over the relationship between lifestyle and disease, and has raised some of the most fundamental questions of politics and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1999) 24 (2): 335–355.
Published: 01 April 1999
...John D. Wilkerson; David Carrell We examine contributions by the American Medical Association's political action committee (AMPAC) to candidates for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives during two electoral cycles (1989–1990 and 1991–1992). In contrast to earlier studies, we do not find any...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1980) 5 (2): 213–226.
Published: 01 April 1980
... control of the local HSA board. They recruited a large number of new HSA members, enlisted provider and consumer candidates to run for the board, conducted a vigorous election campaign, and finally claimed a majority of seats. Among the conclusions drawn are that health care planning cannot be considered...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2007) 32 (4): 595–636.
Published: 01 August 2007
... and risk assessment by portraying infant nutrition as a matter of safety versus danger and then creating spurious analogies. It also exploited deep-seated normative assumptions about the responsibility that mothers have to protect babies and children from harm and was insufficiently attentive to the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1982) 7 (3): 756–759.
Published: 01 June 1982
... percent of drivers who run red lights have been observed using seat belts, as com- pared to 9 percent of those drivers who are the first to stop at such light Distance allowed in following another car on freeways is significantly greater, on average, for belt users compared to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1982) 7 (3): 759–761.
Published: 01 June 1982
....: Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc., 1977, Paper Number 770808). 6. S. Peltzman, “The Effects of Automobile Safety Regulation,” Journal of Political Economy 83 (August 1975) : 677. 7. D. Deutsch, S. Sameth, and J. Abingemi, “Seat Belt Usage and Risk-Taking Behavior at Two...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1980) 5 (2): 192.
Published: 01 April 1980
... Journal. In a way, I feel I have just finished five years of speaking to you. If you were an audience seated in front of me, I would stand and applaud all of you. _ 192 ...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2010) 35 (3): 423–424.
Published: 01 June 2010
... policy. But his life’s greatest passion was national health insurance. He wrote, spoke, and joined organizations in a career-long quest to help win the reform. If people are seated in the afterlife according to their passions, Len is sitting next to Ted Kennedy — cheering, groaning, and earnestly...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1982) 7 (1): 111–124.
Published: 01 February 1982
... provider and consumer candidates to run for the board, conducted a vigorous election campaign, and finally won a majority of seats. This article continues that account by describing how local providers organized in response to these initiatives, elected their own slate by a wide margin, and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1995) 20 (2): 399–402.
Published: 01 April 1995
... Clinton was much more vulnerable than they were. In a year when the tide of change should have decisively favored Democrats, Clin- ton won the 1992 election with only 43.6 percent of the vote, with a loss of ten Democratic seats in the House and, within a few months, two seats in the Senate...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2010) 35 (6): 845–848.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., institutional factors were critical as well, especially a large Democratic majority in the House and sixty Democratic votes in the Sen- ate. Serendipity and luck were involved too: had Scott Brown won his Massachusetts Senate seat in November 2009 rather than January 2010, the legislation might well have...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1983) 8 (1): 176–177.
Published: 01 February 1983
... example, over twenty states have adopted laws requiring use of child safety seats in automobiles, thereby reducing injuries and deaths asso- ciated with motor vehicle collisions. Similarly, states are strengthening drunk-driving laws and improving enforcement of them to reduce alcohol- related...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1978) 3 (1): 3–4.
Published: 01 February 1978
... cheaper than an orchestra seat for Liza Minelli’s new musical. The elevator ride was $7, so I used the stairs, which cost only $5. At the top of the climb I was inhaling deeply. Technicians hurried me to an inhalation-testing room where a breath analyzer established that I was inhaling, in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1979) 4 (2): 346–349.
Published: 01 April 1979
... administration from top-level staff positions. Overall, the outgoing HEW team forcefully articulated a wide range of health policies, a number of which spoke directly to seminal problems of health system financing and management. Their lack of success speaks as much to deep-seated flaws in the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2011) 36 (3): 429–436.
Published: 01 June 2011
...” available to the president from the ranks of his own party in the House and Senate (calculated as the number of seats held by the party multiplied by the proportion of times, on average, that members voted with their own party when a majority of one party voted against a majority of the other party...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 723–734.
Published: 01 August 1988
... , W F. 1985 . Staying Alive in the 20th Century. Science 85 8 ( 5 ): 30 -41. Baker , Susan P. , Brian O'Neill, and Ronald S. Karph. 1984 . The Injury Fact Book. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books. Blomquist , Glenn . 1977 . Economics of Safety and Seat Belt Use. Journal of Safety...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1983) 8 (1): 44–75.
Published: 01 February 1983
... occupants of automobiles cur- rently experience 50 percent fewer highway deaths than nonbelted occu- pants;6 yet fewer than 10 percent of the population regularly wear seat- belts, and the percentage has been falling in recent years.7 The potential of passenger-restraint systems to reduce accident...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1999) 24 (5): 1045–1049.
Published: 01 October 1999
..., The Future of Managed Care Organization. 1999 . Health Affairs 18 ( 2 ): 7 . Rosenberg , P. K. 1998 . Physicians Need to Stand Up to Managed Care. Journal of the American Osteopathic Association 98 ( 8 ): 419 . Shapiro , J. P. 1998 . Managed Care Finds Itself in the Hot Seat...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2014) 39 (2): 491–497.
Published: 01 April 2014
... Senate passage of its legislation on Christmas Eve of 2009, there appeared to be nothing that could stop the implementation of health reform. In January 2010, however, a Republican state senator won the Senate seat previously held by Ted Kennedy (D-MA). This resulted in a great deal of consternation...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1993) 18 (1): 235–237.
Published: 01 February 1993
... decreased steadily from its peak in 1981. Perhaps the considerable increase in law enforcement effort (coupled with the efforts by MADD and similar groups to stigmatize drunk driving) has made a difference as well. Other factors include the aging of the population and increased usage of seat belts...