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Most Cardiovascular Disease Deaths Now Occur at Home
In 2017, 27.3 percent of CVD deaths occurred in the hospital, while 30.9 percent occurred at home
Friday, October 18, 2019

CDC: Seasonal Influenza Viruses Circulating in Southern Hemisphere
Influenza A(H3) predominating in many regions in Southern Hemisphere; influenza activity low in U.S.
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Racial, Ethnic Minorities Want to See Doctor Who Shares Their Culture
Minorities more likely to report difficulty seeing a culturally similar health care provider
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Medicare Fraud-Prevention Rules to Be Revised
Current rules make it difficult for hospitals and doctors to work together, officials say
Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Maintaining Weight Loss Cuts Cardiovascular Risk in T2DM
Allowing weight regain as part of maintenance reduces cardiometabolic benefit for many risk factors
Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Acute Respiratory Viral Illness Surveillance Possible in Long-Term Care
Data revealed many health care personnel who reported an illness said they worked when sick
Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Cost of Waste in U.S. Health System Estimated
Total annual costs of waste vary from $760 to $935 billion; estimated savings range from $191 to $282 billion
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Guideline for Community-Acquired Pneumonia Updated
Recommendations relate to diagnosis, management; recommend against routine use of Gram stain, culture
Monday, October 7, 2019

Survey: Many U.S. Adults Not Planning to Get Flu Vaccine
Vaccine knowledge and anticipated rates of vaccination even lower for pneumococcal disease
Friday, October 4, 2019

Risk Calculator Can Help Predict Postmenopausal Morbidity
The online tool assesses risks for heart disease, stroke, falls, cancer for postmenopausal women
Thursday, October 3, 2019

Food Insecurity Prevalent Among Medicare Enrollees
Odds of food insecurity up with reporting four or more chronic conditions, depression, anxiety
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Average Annual Premium for Workers Increased in 2019
Average annual premium increased to $7,188 for single coverage, $20,576 for family coverage
Thursday, September 26, 2019

Oral Health Symptoms in Seniors Associated With Cognitive Decline
Findings seen in a large study of community-dwelling Chinese American older adults
Thursday, September 26, 2019

Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Mortality Persist in the U.S.
Increase in disparities in child mortality due to increased mortality in blacks
Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Protected Health Info Breaches Compromise Sensitive Data
Most hospital data breaches include demographic or financial information that could be used for identity theft
Monday, September 23, 2019

Exercise May Slow Brain Deterioration in Alzheimer Disease
Findings did not differ between aerobic exercise and stretching and toning
Monday, September 23, 2019

Higher Fat Mass May Up Risk for Major Adverse CV Events in T2DM
However, increasing lean body mass does not appear to have a protective effect
Monday, September 23, 2019


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