News tagged with american health care
As more and more soldiers return from recent conflicts overseas, new research reveals that female veterans experience poorer health than other women.
Health Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The United States spends more on health care than any other country, but those high costs may be paying off in cancer survival, a new report suggests.
Cancer Apr 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) -- Old checklist for doctors: order that test, write that prescription. New checklist for doctors: first ask yourself if the patient really needs it.
Health Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pediatric surgeons can lower health care costs if they remove a young patient's perforated appendix sooner rather than later, according to new study results published in the April issue of the Journal of the American College of ...
Surgery Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new economic analysis, conducted by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and featured in the current issue of Springer's journal AIDS and Behavior, showed that the DC Female Condom program, a public-private partne ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Amid anticipation akin to a major sports event, the US Supreme Court begins hearing arguments Monday on President Barack Obama's landmark health reform, a case with huge implications for the nation and 2012 elections.
Health Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New evidence on the link between suicide and the economy shows that the monthly suicide rate in New York City from 1990 to 2006 was 29% higher at the economic low point in 1992 than at the peak of economic growth in 2000.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New evidence that physician attitudes and stereotypes about race, even if unconscious, affect the doctor-patient relationship in ways that may contribute to racial disparities in health care
Health Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new research survey conducted by the Center for the Study of Asian American Health at NYU Langone Medical Center shows the Bangladeshi community in New York City experiences numerous barriers to diabetes care because of ...
Diabetes Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
According to the results of a new study published in the March 2012 issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, patients who score highest on the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification TestConsumption (AUDIT ...
Surgery Mar 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with advanced heart failure should have ongoing conversations with their healthcare providers to make informed decisions about treatment options that match their personal values, goals and preferences, according ...
Cardiology Mar 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it is revising safety information on the labels of some statins (cholesterol lowering drugs).
Cardiology Feb 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
While the Affordable Care Act will expand health insurance coverage for low-income persons through Medicaid and state health-insurance exchanges, including much-needed care for 1.8 million uninsured veterans in the U.S., ...
Health Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society reveals that brief cognitive screenings combined with offering further evaluation increased new diagnoses of cognitive impairment in older veterans two to ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation reveals that racial disparities exist in both the early and late steps in access to kidney transplantation. This study is part of the February special themed ...
Other Feb 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0