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Responses to dangerous teen drinking

Compelled to Act
This site provides a tabulation of alcohol-related campus deaths since 2004 and provides information about the seriousness of the problem. It is in memory of Kristine Guest, who tragically died as a result of an alcohol-related accident.

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Health IT: growing interests and concerns

Many assume that the health care system in the United States is the best in the world — at least for those who are able to access it. The reality for many people is that our system often fails to deliver quality care, misses many people who need care the most, and suffers from significant inefficiencies that lead to high costs. Even according to conservative estimates, hospital errors are the nation’s eighth leading cause of death — ahead of breast cancer, AIDS and motor vehicle accidents combined.

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