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CDC: Hypertension-related deaths on the rise in US

(HealthDay)—The overall death rate from high blood pressure in the United States has increased 23 percent since 2000, even as the death rate from all other causes has dropped 21 percent, health officials reported Thursday.

Mar 27, 2015
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CDC: Patients frequently choose ERs further from home

(HealthDay)—Less than half of all emergency department visits occur at the emergency department closest to a patient's home, according to a March data brief published by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention's ...

Mar 19, 2015
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Considerable potential savings with generic medicines

Substituting branded medications with drugs containing the same active ingredients (generics) can save considerable amounts of money. A study at the Center for Medical Statistics, Informatics and Intelligent Systems (CeMSIIS) ...

Mar 11, 2015
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