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    PAMFRI - Focus Group

    The work of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute (PAMFRI) often makes headlines. Below is a selection of recent news stories and announcements related to the Research Institute and the work of its investigators.

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    PAMF Research on Cardiovascular Disease in South Asians

    Health Economist Hal Luft on Health Care Reform, Palo Alto Weekly YouTube channel, 2008

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    Press Releases

    NIH Awards $2 Million Grant to Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute to Study Asian Americans' Health, PR Newswire, 2012

    Palo Alto Medical Foundation zeros in on disease with SAS® Visual Data Discovery, SAS Press Release, 2011

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    Other News Articles:

    How the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Is Engaging Patients and Others In Shaping Its Research Agenda, Health Affairs, February 2013

    Rx for diabetes not pill, but will, Los Angeles Times, January 9, 2013

    Diet Strategies Show Promise in Lowering Risk of Diabetes, TIME Magazine, December 11, 2012

    Research grants: Sutter, other nonprofits win; Kaiser gives, San Francisco Business Times, Aug 10, 2012,

    WELL: The Trouble With 'Doctor Knows Best', New York Times, June 5, 2012

    Afraid to Speak Up at the Doctor's Office, New York Times, May 31, 2012

    Heart Disease Snares South Asians, Wall Street Journal, March 3, 2011

    At Hospital, Two Signals on Eating and Health, The New York Times, December 16, 2011

    UCLA Study on Healthy Food at Children's Hospitals, San Francisco Chronicle, December 4, 2011

    Informed Patient: An Ounce of Prevention May Not Equal a Penny Saved and That's OK, Health Blog, January 18, 2011

    PAMF's Research Institute wins $2M+ in Federal Stimulus Grants, San Francisco Business Times, November 23, 2009

    On Socialism, Corporate Giveaways and Harold Luft's 'Total Cure',, August 31, 2009

    Debate on MRI Payments Just one Hurdle for Reform, Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel, August 11, 2009

    Health Care Reform - Toward More Freedom and Responsibility for Physicians, New England Journal of Medicine, August 6, 2009

    Take This Opportunity to Reform Health Care, Huffington Post, April 29, 2009

    Take This Opportunity to Reform Health Care, San Francisco Chronicle, April 27, 2009

    PAMF Health Economist Proposes National Health Care System Devoid of Insurance Companies, Palo Alto Weekly, April 10, 2009

    Making the Public and Private Sectors Partners in Healthcare Reform, Los Angeles Times, April 6, 2009

    A 'Total Cure' for Health Care?, Palo Alto Weekly, April 5, 2009

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