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Survey: Most Americans Think of Themselves as Healthy
Those with higher income rate their health higher than those with lower income
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Wealthy Pay Most to Finance U.S. Health Care
However, share of income is greatest among households with lowest income
Monday, January 27, 2020

Community-Based Diabetes Screening Feasible in Barbershops
About one-third of those asked to participate were successfully tested; 9.0 percent had HbA1c ≥6.5 percent
Monday, January 27, 2020

Nearly Half of U.S. Smokers Not Advised by Doctors to Quit
Surgeon General says too many people are not getting access to cessation treatments that work
Friday, January 24, 2020

Major Insurers Offer $55 Million to Lower Generic Drug Costs
Nonprofit Civica Rx reached deal with Blue Cross Blue Shield and 18 of its member organizations
Thursday, January 23, 2020

Fewer Than Half of Clinical Trials Comply With Reporting Laws
Compliance with Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 low, not improving
Thursday, January 23, 2020

JumpstartMD Commercial Program Seems Effective for Weight Loss
Frequent health coach meetings are major determinant of weight loss for men and women
Thursday, January 23, 2020

Fast-Track Review of ACA Lawsuit Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court
Decision means it is highly unlikely that they would decide the case before the 2020 election
Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Low-Carb, Low-Fat Diets Not Tied to Mortality Overall
However, unhealthy low-carb diet, low-fat diet associated with higher total mortality
Wednesday, January 22, 2020

ACP: Medicare for All Needed to Fix 'Ill' U.S. Health Care System
American College of Physicians has endorsed two proposals being discussed by Democratic presidential candidates
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Cognitive Behavioral Program Benefits Patients With Diabetes
Peer-delivered program tied to improvements in quality of life, physical activity, pain
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Americans Lack Knowledge About Eye Health
Survey shows gap between Americans' perceived knowledge and actual knowledge
Friday, January 17, 2020

Decline in Mortality Seen in Diabetes Patients in Hong Kong
Decline in all-cause mortality from 2001 to 2016 not statistically significant for those aged 20 to 44 years
Friday, January 17, 2020

CDC: Many Americans Are Inactive, With Southerners Faring Worse
Agency releases new estimates of physical inactivity across states and U.S. territories
Thursday, January 16, 2020

Single-Payer System Would Likely Save Money
Largest savings predicted to come from simplified billing and lower drug costs
Thursday, January 16, 2020

Ageism Predicts Significantly Worse Health Outcomes
Older persons who are less educated particularly likely to have adverse health effects of ageism
Thursday, January 16, 2020

ACA Tied to Narrowing of Disparities in Access to Care
Nationwide improvements in insurance coverage and access to care seen, even in nonexpansion states
Thursday, January 16, 2020

FDA: Weight Control Drug Lorcaserin May Raise Cancer Risk
Health care providers should balance the benefits of taking lorcaserin against the potential risks
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Evolution of Approval, Regulation Processes for Drugs Explored
FDA drug review times down from 1983 to 2017, but time from clinical testing to approval did not change
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Telemedicine Visits Comparable for Glycemic Control in T1DM
Telemedicine instead of office visit did not change outcomes in patients with suboptimal glycemic control
Monday, January 13, 2020

California May Start Producing Its Own Medicines
Proposal also includes a single market for drug pricing in the state
Friday, January 10, 2020

Neighborhood Disadvantage Impacts Hospital Quality Ratings
Hospitals serving communities with higher social risk have lower-quality ratings
Friday, January 10, 2020

Perceived Risks of E-Cigarettes Vary With Demographics
Among youth, adjusted odds of perceiving harm from nicotine higher in girls, lower in urban residents
Thursday, January 9, 2020

Large Gap Found in Health Administrative Spending for U.S., Canada
$2,497 per capita spent on administration in the United States in 2017 versus $551 in Canada
Wednesday, January 8, 2020

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