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Everything Counts: Building a Control Regime for Nonstrategic Nuclear Warheads in Europe

Building a Control Regime for Nonstrategic Nuclear Warheads in Europe

A new report led by Rose Gottemoeller on non-strategic nuclear warhead policies in Europe, particulary in light of Russia's changing status in the global nuclear community.
3D mockup cover of APARC's volume 'South Korea's Democracy in Crisis'

South Korea’s Democracy in Crisis

A close look at what is driving illiberalism and democratic delcine in today’s Korea, including political polarization, politicization of institutions, societal inequality, education, and social media.
System Error book cover and authors

System Error: Where Big Tech Went Wrong and How We Can Reboot

A forward-thinking manifesto which reveals how big tech’s obsession with optimization and efficiency has sacrificed fundamental human values.

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Crystal Smith-Spangler
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Care Coordination Atlas Version 4 (Prepared by Stanford University under subcontract to American Institutes for Research on Contract No. HHSA290-2010-00005I)

Kathryn M. McDonald, Ellen Schultz, Albin L, Pineda N, Julia Lonhart, Vandana Sundaram, Crystal Smith-Spangler, Brustrom J, Malcolm E, Ron L, Sheryl M. Davies
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2014 June 1, 2014
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Are organic foods safer or healthier than conventional alternatives? A systematic review.

Crystal Smith-Spangler, Margaret L. Brandeau, Hunter, G.E., Clay Bavinger, Pearson, M., Eschbach, P.J., Vandana Sundaram, Hau Liu, Schirmer, P., Stave, C., Ingram Olkin, Dena M. Bravata
Annals of Internal Medicine, 2012 December 31, 2012
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Diabetes, Its Treatment, and Catastrophic Medical Spending in 35 Developing Countries

Crystal Smith-Spangler, Jay Bhattacharya, Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert
Diabetes Care, 2012 June 11, 2012

OBJECTIVE To assess the individual financial impact of having diabetes in developing countries, whether diabetic individuals possess appropriate medications, and the extent to which health insurance may protect diabetic individuals by increasing medication possession or decreasing the risk of catastrophic spending.

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Care Coordination Atlas Version 3

Kathryn M. McDonald, Ellen Schultz, Lauren Albin, Noelle Pineda, Julia Lonhart, Vandana Sundaram, Crystal Smith-Spangler, Jennifer Brustrom, Elizabeth Malcolm
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2010 December 31, 2010
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Desalination of the American Diet: Population Strategies to Decrease Sodium Intake and the Burden of Cardiovascular Disease

Crystal Smith-Spangler, Jessie L. Juusola, Eva A. Enns, Douglas Owens, Alan Garber
Annals of Internal Medicine, 2010 March 1, 2010

Background: Sodium consumption raises blood pressure, increasing the risk for heart attack and stroke. Several countries, including the United States, are considering strategies to decrease population sodium intake.

Objective: To assess the cost-effectiveness of 2 population strategies to reduce sodium intake: government collaboration with food manufacturers to voluntarily cut sodium in processed foods, modeled on the United Kingdom experience, and a sodium tax.

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Population Strategies to Decrease Sodium Intake and the Burden of Cardiovascular Disease: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Crystal Smith-Spangler, Juusola JL, Enns EA, Douglas Owens, Alan Garber
Annals of Internal Medicine, 2010 March 1, 2010

Background: Sodium consumption raises blood pressure, increasing the risk for heart attack and stroke. Several countries, including the United States, are considering strategies to decrease population sodium intake.

Objective: To assess the cost-effectiveness of 2 population strategies to reduce sodium intake: government collaboration with food manufacturers to voluntarily cut sodium in processed foods, modeled on the United Kingdom experience, and a sodium tax.

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