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Research Report News Podcast: Average Heart Attack Age Is Getting Younger

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

Research Report News Podcast: Video Games Could Encourage Kids to Eat Fruits and Veggies

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

Research Report News Podcast: EHR Changes Increase Generic Prescribing Rates

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

Recent Research News Podcast: Forty-Year-Old Study Could Have Changed Nutritional Guidelines

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

Research Report News Podcast: Medicare Changes Prompt Increased Home Care Services

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

Research Report News Podcast: Hundreds of Cyber Security Incidents Logged by HealthCare.gov

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… Read More