Despite having more financial “skin in the game” than ever, many consumers don’t make any attempt to compare prices for health care services, a newly released study found. In a survey of nearly 3,000...
As politicians struggle to solve the nation's healthcare problems, a new study finds a way to improve health and lower costs among Medicaid and uninsured patients. Researchers at Penn Medicine showed that patients who received support...Show More Summary
(Reuters Health) - Children born very prematurely today are more likely than those born years ago to survive without a serious disability, but they're still at risk for developmental delays, according to a new study from France.
(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem who studied health monitoring and communication during the recent Zika pandemic have proposed ways for health authorities to better contain future pandemics. Show More Summary
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Packed with nutrients linked to better health, walnuts are also thought to discourage overeating by promoting feelings of fullness. Now, in a new brain imaging study, researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have demonstrated that consuming walnuts activates an area in the brain associated with regulating hunger and cravings. Show More Summary
Almost two years ago, I quit my job and started working full time as a freelance health writer. Leading up to my resignation, I was beset with indecision and really began to question whether this was the smartest thing to do. What if I didn’t succeed on my own? What if I wasn’t making enough...
Up to $14.8 million over five years, contingent on available funds, was announced today by The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund's Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program (Kids First). Researchers in Canada...Show More Summary
Reuters Health - Lesbians are more likely to seek healthcare if they are in an accepting healthcare environment, a new opinion paper argues.
Competition often works. Competing dry cleaners or donut shops must either improve the quality of their product or keep their prices low, or customers will go somewhere else for their cruller fix. In time, the better businesses — the ones that provide tastier pastries at a lower price — will thrive, and less-good, more-expensive businesses […]
"We found that people who habitually accept their negative emotions experience fewer negative emotions, which adds up to better psychological health," says Iris Mauss, associate professor of psychology at UC Berkeley. Mauss is the senior...Show More Summary
A GOP senator says all Republicans are in trouble politically if they're unable to scrap former President Barack Obama's health care law and replace it with a better one. Sen. … Click to Continue »
High physical fitness is known to be related to enhanced blood vessel dilation and blood flow (endothelial function) in aging men. However, for women, endothelial function and the effect of exercise may be related more to menopausal status than fitness.
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People employed in low paying or highly stressful jobs may not actually enjoy better health than those who remain unemployed.
(Allina Health ) Robotics provide better visuals and allow lymph node removal with fewer incisions.
The Produce for Better Health Foundation has hired a senior director of strategy and operations. Carrie Casey started in late July and is in charge of developing strategies to assist PBH in four key areas: strategy and operations, supporter...Show More Summary
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(Children's National Health System) The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases convened a meeting of expert neonatologists and pediatric nephrologists, including Dr. Patricio Ray, to review state-of-the-art knowledge about acute kidney injury in neonates and to evaluate the best method to assess these patients' kidney function.
(Oxford University Press USA) A new paper published in the International Journal of Epidemiology finds that people employed in low paying or highly stressful jobs may not actually enjoy better health than those who remain unemployed...