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November 2001

As employers try to get workers to pay more and shoulder more risk, there's another way to control cost – one that promotes quality as well.
Marlene Piturro, PhD, MBA
While health plans battle for market share, 38 million Americans are uninsured. At least some could be signed up, but pursuing them is not without risk.
Michael D. Dalzell
Federal health officials were slow to get out the word that doxycycline and penicillin are also approved for use against anthrax.
Frank Diamond
It doesn't take much to help reduce the stress a patient experiences in a clinical setting. Be mindful of surroundings.
Kim Baughan-Young
John Morrison, MD ; Niki K. Bergauer, RN, BS ; Debbie Jacques, MPH ; Suzanne K. Coleman, RNC, MSc ; Gary J. Stanziano, MD



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Michael Levin-Epstein
Viewpoint
With Congress debating renewal of the Mental Health Parity Act, it can be argued that Sept. 11 added urgency to expanding access to behavioral services.
Madeleine A. Estabrook