Table of Contents: May 2010

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Vol. 106, Issue No. 5 - May 2010


COVER STORY (pages 14-20)

Prescription for Public Health Disaster
State officials' plans to reduce funding for public health programs to cope with a state budget deficit could have a devastating impact on the public health infrastructure. Public health experts say while the budget cuts may save money in the short term, the long-term effect on Texans' health will cost more in the long run. By Crystal Conde


MEDICAL ECONOMICS (pages 23-29)

What It Means
TMA analyzes the pros and cons of health system reform. By Ken Ortolon  


LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS (pages 31-36)

Medicare Melting Down
Congress avoids permanent SGR fix. By Ken Ortolon  


LAW (pages 39-44)

Whistle-blower Walks
Jury acquits nurse who reported physician to TMB. By Crystal Conde


PUBLIC HEALTH (pages 47-53)

Killer Tans
State, feds crack down on indoor tanning. By Crystal Conde


MEDICAL EDUCATION (pages 55-60)

2003 Redux?
Physicians fear medical training funding cuts. By Ken Ortolon


ROUNDS (pages 7-12)

TMA Launches Petition Drive to Save Medicare
TMA Stands Up for Patient Safety
TMB Explains Itself
TMAF Grants Mobilize Health Initiatives
Austin Physician Receives TMAF Honor
Promote Exercise, Safety With a Helmet Giveaway
Williamson County Folks Are Healthy
Dr. Mitchell to Head Tech HSC
Physicians Foundation Book Exposes Doctors' Frustration


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Deaths (page 10)
Information for Authors(page 63)
Portrait (page 64)

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