News tagged with health emergency

Injury toll in U.S. in 2013: $671 billion

(HealthDay)—Injuries from accidents and violence cost the United States $671 billion in 2013, with men accounting for far more of those costs than women, federal health officials reported Wednesday.

Oct 01, 2015
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As days warm, emergency visits, deaths rise

A new study that projects an increase in deaths and emergency visits in Rhode Island as climate change pushes summertime temperatures higher by the end of the century, has also revealed a finding of more immediate public ...

Aug 13, 2015
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Cutting health care costs isn't easy

Convincing the nation's most vulnerable citizens to avoid costly emergency department visits is proving harder than expected. A new study from the University of Iowa found improving access to affordable primary care reduced ...

Jul 07, 2015
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