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Rodney Warner

Smoking by the Numbers

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Infographics from Legacy For Health about smoking and its consequences – Smoking by the Numbers.



Rodney Warner

Hijacking the Hospice Movement

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Hospices perform a vital service.  They help care for dying patients.  They provide care that family members aren’t capable of performing, for people who don’t want to spend their last days in a hospital. But there are many hospices that are in it for the buck, according to a recent Washington Post article. According to…



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When a Compelling Story Makes for a Bad Donation

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One of the keys to success is to communicate an effective, personal, emotional story that portrays the good the organization does. When does a compelling story makes for a bad donation?



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Too Much of a Good Thing is Bad

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Why is the American healthcare system the most expensive in the world? A recent article in The Atlantic magazine discussed one reason, the problem of unneeded and unnecessary medical treatment taking up 30% of all healthcare spending.