Health care feeding frenzy?

Robert Winn

Robert Winn, associate vice president for community-based practice at UI Health

“If the larger organizations decide they’re going hard after all those newly insured patients, you could see a feeding frenzy. I hope it doesn’t happen, but I’d be wary of it.”

Robert Winn, associate vice president for community-based practice at UI Health, on competition for patients because of the Affordable Care Act, Oct. 18 Chicago Tribune

 

“There is no prescription of one kind of exercise for everybody.”

Martha Daviglus, executive director of UI Health’s Institute for Minority Health Research, on findings that physical exertion on the job does not offer the same health benefits as working out for fun, Oct. 17 Reuters

 

“When women are under dire financial constraints, the lowest thing on their totem pole is managing their weight. These are people in survival mode, they’re thinking, ‘Am I gonna have a place to live?’ or ‘Where is my next meal gonna come from?’”

Angela Odoms-Young, assistant professor of kinesiology and nutrition, on exercise and nutrition for new mothers, Oct. 17 Northwest Indiana Times

 

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