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Here's a useful report from the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania:A new study by LDI Senior Fellow Lawton Burns and colleagues challenges the conventional wisdom about the societal benefits and comparative advantages of integrated delivery networks (IDNs). Show More Summary
An American aid worker being treated for Ebola at the National Institutes of Health clinical center in Maryland is doing better and has been upgraded from critical to serious condition, the N.I.H. announced Thursday.
New research proves that vacations are good for you, and in ways you never imagined. Beyond countless health benefits to you and to your entire social network, they can also develop your professional skills, as well as those of your peers. Show More Summary
Glyphosate, better known as Roundup, is widely used to kill weeds, especially along with genetically modified crops engineered to be glyphosate-resistant. The World Health Organization today released an assessment calling the weedkiller "probably carcinogenic." But it's not as scary as it sounds. Read more...
President Barack Obama took a victory lap Wednesday, celebrating the fifth anniversary of his signature health care law and proclaiming that it’s succeeded despite persistent Republican efforts to “repeal, undermine, Click to Contin...
Congress always likes to be in control of spending, added Thomas, but lawmakers need to take better care of beneficiaries who've supported Medicare with their tax dollars. Concern that rising health care costs would overwhelm the budget...Show More Summary
The big news is that expanded access to Medicaid causes increased diagnosis of diabetes which presumably causes better health in the not so distant future. Google is impressed. I quote Sabrina Tavernise in The New York Times The number of new diabetes cases identified among poor Americans has surged in states that have embraced the […]
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Mark Ross explains how technology is helping some patients with ALS live better, longer. To listen, click the link below. Diaphragm Pacing
Chocolate has many health benefits -- it can potentially lower blood pressure and cholesterol and reduce stroke risk. But just as connoisseurs thought it couldn't get any better, there's this tasty new tidbit: researchers have found a way to make the treat even more nutritious -- and sweeter.
Five years after the Affordable Care Act became law, its vision of affordable, quality health insurance for America is a reality. The state of our nation's health care is better off than it was when the President took office. This is...Show More Summary
Image from Labonté-LeMoyne et al. We're told sitting is the new smoking and that we should consider working at standing desks, or perhaps better still, treadmill desks. Indeed, the health benefits of treadmill desks are indisputable, say neuroscientists in Canada, led by Élise Labonté-LeMoyne. Show More Summary
By John Crabtree on March 23, 2015 - 12:00am It started in Judy Stewart’s junior high health class. While discussing nutrition, Judy, Hemingford’s school nurse, heard lots of comments from students about wanting better, fresher food in the cafeteria. Show More Summary
Harris Health System is now using sign language video technology to better communicate with its hearing-impaired and hard-of-hearing patients. Connecting patients with physicians and nurses in a timely and convenient manner is one of...Show More Summary
How many times has your dog come running up and planted his mouth -- full of bacteria and goo and saliva and slime and likely traces of fecal matter somewhere in all that -- right on your lips for a giant slobbery kiss and you think,...Show More Summary
Feel better, Verne Troyer! On March 21, the actor unfortunately suffered a seizure at the Heart of Texas Comic-Con while meeting with fans. Shortly after the health scare, the Austin Powers star was taken to the hospital to undergo a series of tests which thankfully concluded he was okay to go home. [ Related: Mini-Me Gets An [...]
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Some of the most expensive patients — so-called super utilizers of hospital care — rack up costs for avoidable reasons. A patchwork of experiments across the country are trying to better manage these cases.