News tagged with health affairs

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Doctor's specialty predicts feeding tube use

A new study shows that when elderly patients with advanced dementia are hospitalized, the specialties of the doctors at their bedside have a lot to do with whether the patient will end up with a gastric feeding ...

Apr 07, 2014
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Red wine researcher accused of falsifying data

A University of Connecticut researcher known for his work on red wine's benefits to cardiovascular health falsified his data in more than 100 instances, university officials said Wednesday.

Jan 11, 2012
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Making personal health records more usable

Although personal health records are now securely accessible online to a large and growing number of individuals, little research has been conducted on opinions about their ease of use.

Jan 05, 2012
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Study: Healthy eating is privilege of the rich

(AP) -- A healthy diet is expensive and could make it difficult for Americans to meet new U.S. nutritional guidelines, according to a study published Thursday that says the government should do more to help consumers eat ...

Aug 04, 2011
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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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