News tagged with health status
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If you live in neighborhoods with access to grocery stores, healthy food, parks and a pleasant walking environment, you're more likely to be in ideal cardiovascular health.
Health Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
If you're a woman, older adult, or have higher levels of education, you're less likely to be sufficiently physically active. Those are some of the findings of a new University of Alberta study examining people's actual and ...
Health Mar 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Growing older and being overweight are not necessarily associated with a decrease in mental well-being, according to a cross-cultural study looking at quality of life and health status in the US and the UK.
Overweight and Obesity Mar 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Living in a poor neighborhood was linked with worse chronic pain for young adults, according to a study by the University of Michigan Health System, but young black patients faced difficulties with pain management no matter ...
Health Mar 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation reveals that racial disparities exist in both the early and late steps in access to kidney transplantation. This study is part of the February special themed ...
Other Feb 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Rules that allow some small employers to avoid regulation under the federal Affordable Care Act are unlikely to have a major impact on the future cost of health insurance unless those rules are relaxed to allow more businesses ...
Health Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Nurturing mothers have garnered accolades for rescuing skinned knees on the playground and coaxing their children to sleep with lullabies. Now they're gaining merit for their offspring's physical health in middle age.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new study from the American Cancer Society finds recent declines in melanoma mortality rates in non-Hispanic Whites in the U.S. mainly reflect declines in those with the highest level of education, and reveals a widening ...
Cancer Jan 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Racial discrimination may be harmful to your health, according to new research from Rice University sociologists Jenifer Bratter and Bridget Gorman.
Health Jan 12, 2012 | 3 / 5 (3) | 0
Greater access to features of high-quality primary care -- comprehensiveness, patient-centeredness and extended office hours -- is associated with lower mortality, according to a new national UC Davis study. Published in ...
Health Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research shows that older Americans with cirrhosis have significantly worse health status and greater functional disability compared to those without this potentially deadly disease. In fact, findings now published in ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Uninsured receive same quantity, value of imaging services as insured in hospital, in-patient setting
Insurance status doesn't affect the quantity (or value) of imaging services received by patients in a hospital, in-patient setting, according to a study in the January issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Health Jan 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When patients with diabetes experience interruptions in health - insurance coverage, they are less likely to receive the screening tests and vaccines they need to protect their health. A new study finds that this is true ...
Health Jan 04, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
The phrase "obs stable" in hospital notes is ambiguous and does not reliably indicate a patient's health status, concludes a study in the Christmas issue published in the British Medical Journal today.
Other Dec 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Routine criminal prosecutions for not disclosing HIV status should be abolished, write three HIV/AIDS experts in an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
HIV & AIDS Dec 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 7