Posted by: shoshanagoldstein | February 17, 2010

Looking Beyond the CBO’s 10-Year Window for a Return on Health Investments

NOTE: The following is in response to a piece in The Huffington Post from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s James Marks titled “What if Benjamin Franklin Ran the Congressional Budget Office?”

The author, Paula Braveman, MD, MPH, is based at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. She is co-director of research for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission to Build a Healthier America.

“Caring for multiple generations of some families, I often could see glimmers of what might, at least without intervention, lie decades ahead for a child or young adult, reflected in the health of older members of their families.”


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