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Many U.S. hospitals offer language services

(HealthDay)—Overall, 68.8 percent of hospitals offer language services, with the proportion increasing with level of need, according to research published in the August issue of Health Affairs.

Aug 11, 2016
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Active life expectancy varies for older blacks, whites

(HealthDay)—Life expectancy has increased for older whites and blacks, but blacks, especially women, have a smaller percentage of remaining life spent active, according to a study published in the August issue of Health ...

Aug 09, 2016
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Flint lead crisis adds up to $395 million in social costs

The social costs related to lead poisoning in Flint, Michigan, amount to $395 million from April 2014, when the city switched its water source from Lake Huron to the Flint River, to the present day, not counting the $58 million ...

Aug 08, 2016
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European countries implementing cost-sharing

(HealthDay)—European health systems are requiring an increase in cost-sharing measures for patients 50 years of age and older, according to research published in the July issue of Health Affairs.

Aug 01, 2016
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New peak for US health care spending: $10,345 per person

The nation's health care tab this year is expected to surpass $10,000 per person for the first time, the government said Wednesday. The new peak means the Obama administration will pass the problem of high health care costs ...

Jul 13, 2016
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Health Affairs

Health Affairs is a peer-reviewed health care policy academic journal founded in 1981. The journal has 10,000 domestic and international subscribers and is highly influential in the field; the Washington Post has described it as "the bible of health policy". According to the journal's homepage, it "is consulted by 55% of staff members on U.S. congressional committees of jurisdiction in health — ahead of JAMA and the New England Journal of Medicine". Health Affairs is indexed and/or abstracted in PubMed, Medline, EBSCOhost, EBSCO EJS, ProQuest, Lexis-Nexis; Current Contents/Health Sciences and Behavioral Sciences; and SwetsWise Online Content.

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