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Faced with the uncertainties of a healthcare law in flux, a changing regulatory environment and the inevitable perils of a confused insurance market, American physicians must deal with the challenge of rapidly training and certifying their… Read More
A new study has shown that U.S. heart attack victims are becoming both younger and fatter. According to researchers from the Cleveland Clinic, the average age of people who suffer from deadly heart attacks dropped from 64 to 60 over the last … Read More
Steve Diaz, an emergency medicine doctor at Augusta’s MaineGeneral Health, says he knows what patients want when they come to him in pain. Drugs. And preferably strong ones.
“The only thing they think of is, ‘Do I get a pill?’” he said.
And with… Read More
Serious video games may be the answer to getting kids to eat more fruits and vegetables. A study completed at Baylor College of Medicine recently examined how 400 4th and 5th-grade students altered their behavior after playing 10 episodes … Read More
A recent study has shown that after the University of Pennsylvania Health System made a change to its electronic health records (EHR) – changing its default prescribing to generic medications increased the overall generic prescriptions.… Read More
This crossword puzzle was inspired by this week’s news and podcast reports. Play along with us to test your knowledge and comprehension on topics we post Monday-Friday.
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The British Medical Journal recently published data from a 40-year-old study that looked at the connection between heart health and dietary fats. The findings directly contradicted some widely accepted nutritional information, and had… Read More
In many integrated health systems, home care is becoming an increasingly important component. Now, changes in Medicare reimbursements are further prompting healthcare systems to boost their home care services. This change could affect… Read More
Congressional investigators recently announced that HealthCare.gov – the website used by millions of Americans to get health insurance under the Affordable Care Act – had experienced over 300 cyber security incidents. These events had… Read More