News tagged with archives of internal medicine

Rate of physician referrals nearly doubled

Physician referral rates in the United States doubled between 1999 and 2009, a new study finds, an increase that likely contributes to the rising costs of health care.

Jan 23, 2012
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Study examines research on overuse of health care services

The overuse of health care services in the United States appears to be an understudied problem with research literature limited to a few services and rates of overuse varying widely, according to an article published in the ...

Jan 23, 2012
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One in five Americans has hearing loss: study

Nearly a fifth of all Americans 12 years or older have hearing loss so severe that it may make communication difficult, according to a new study led by Johns Hopkins researchers and published in the Nov. 14 Archives of In ...

Nov 14, 2011
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