Despite advances in health care and increases in life expectancy overall, Americans with less than a high school education have life expectancies similar to adults in the 1950s and 1960s.
Health Aug 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Roughly one-third of adults in 12 states are obese, with Mississippi topping the list at 34.9 percent, according to a new analysis of U.S. figures.
Overweight and Obesity Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Social and population variations in mental diagnosis are not accounted for in the newly revised fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), according to ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Immigrants who come to the United States from Mexico arrive with a significant amount of undiagnosed disease, tempering previous findings that immigrants are generally healthier than native-born residents, according to a ...
Health Dec 03, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new study offers more compelling evidence that life expectancy for some U.S. women is actually falling, a disturbing trend that experts can't explain.
Health Mar 04, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Examining social factors is vital to better explaining and understanding the dramatic rise in the number of Americans diagnosed with mental disorders in recent years, according to an analysis by a team ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 26, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1
Sophisticated medical imaging is often cited as a leading driver of health care costs. The increasing availability of techniques such as computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and positron ...
Health Jul 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 9 |
Despite a twenty-five year old law that bans "patient dumping" the practice continues to put uninsured Americans at risk, according to a national team of researchers led by a professor at the George Washington School of Public ...
Health Aug 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The MacArthur Research Network on Aging, chaired by Dr. John W. Rowe, has published its latest research showing a widening gap in life expectancy between Americans with higher education ...
Health Sep 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Wider use of hospital observation units could save the U.S. health care system billions of dollars a year, a new study indicates.
Health Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Common knee procedures drop 47 percent in Florida after studies find them ineffective for osteoarthritis
(Medical Xpress)—In a study published in the October edition of the journal Health Affairs, researchers from Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH) analyzed the clinical and financial impact ...
Other Oct 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Amid signs of a growing shortage of primary care physicians in the United States, a new study shows that the majority of newly minted doctors continues to gravitate toward training positions ...
Health Jan 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Health systems worldwide are increasingly negotiating secret price rebates from pharmaceutical companies and Canadians risk losing out on the deal.
Health Apr 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A slowdown in the growth of U.S. health care costs could mean that Americans could save as much as $770 billion on Medicare spending over the next decade, Harvard economists say.
Health May 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Roughly half of all black and Hispanic patients who enter publicly funded alcohol treatment programs do not complete treatment, compared to 62 percent of white patients, according to a new study from a team of researchers ...
Addiction Jan 07, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0