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

CDC: Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak Over
Agency lifts advisory against romaine lettuce from the Salinas Valley growing region in California
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Risk for Suicide Increased in Children, Teens Who Self-Harm
Suicide rate in United Kingdom among youth who self-harm more than 30-fold higher than expected rate
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

Experts Call for Pediatric Consideration in EMS Planning
Recommendations address planning of EMS dispatch protocols, operations, and physician oversight
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

N.J. Lawmakers Pass Bill to Ban Flavored Vaping Products
Bill will take effect 90 days after being signed by the governor
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Vaccine Program Recovery Difficult After Public Scares
Misinformation is threat to resilience of vaccination programs globally, authors say
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Mandatory Vaccination Ups Prevalence of Vaccine Coverage
Measles, pertussis vaccination increased in European countries with mandatory vaccination
Monday, January 13, 2020

15-Year-Old Texas Teen Youngest in U.S. to Die From Vaping
Officials say teen had 'chronic underlying medical condition,' but condition has not been identified
Friday, January 10, 2020

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

Risk for Gluten Exposure High With Specific School Activities
High risk found for paper mâché, cooked pasta in sensory table, baking project but not dry pasta, Play-Doh
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

CDC Warns of Tough Flu Season Ahead
Most unusual part of the flu season is that influenza B strain has proven to be dominant
Thursday, January 9, 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

Clinical Guidelines Developed for Managing Nosebleeds
Ongoing active bleeding should be treated with nasal packing; patients should be educated on packing
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

Open Water Regulations Linked to Lower Drowning Death Rates
Open water drowning death rates lower in states with more types of regulations in dose-response pattern
Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Pediatric Respiratory Visits Increased During Lilac Fire
Excess respiratory visits seen in all pediatric age groups in association with Santa Ana Wind-driven fire
Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Patient Share of Out-of-Network Costs Rising
From 2012 to 2017, out-of-pocket costs nearly doubled for out-of-network hospital care
Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Vaccination Rates Improved With Removal of Nonmedical Exemptions
In California, MMR coverage increased in postpolicy period, while nonmedical exemptions decreased
Monday, December 23, 2019

Enrollment in Affordable Care Act Holds Steady for Third Straight Year
However, fate of the program remains uncertain
Monday, December 23, 2019

Number of Teens Vaping Marijuana on the Rise
Two studies show increasing self-reported use among both middle and high school students
Monday, December 23, 2019

Congress Approves Raising Age to Buy Tobacco Products to 21
Measure was supported by many tobacco and electronic cigarette companies
Friday, December 20, 2019

Concussions More Common Among College Students Than Thought
Non-sport-related concussions are more common on campus than sport-related concussion
Friday, December 20, 2019

E-Cigarette Influencers to Be Banned From Instagram, Facebook
E-cigarette product advertising already banned on both platforms
Thursday, December 19, 2019

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