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(HealthDay) -- Only about one-third of U.S. children on Medicaid receives dental care in a single year, and how often these kids see a dentist depends on where they live, a new study finds.
Dentistry Jun 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Springfields plan to slash nearly $1.4 billion from the states Medicaid program will ultimately result in bigger medical (and financial) problems for low- and middle-income ...
Health May 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An increasingly common and safer type of surgery for kidney cancer is not as likely to be used for older, sicker and poorer patients who are uninsured or rely on Medicare or Medicaid for their health care, according to a ...
Cancer May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Reducing the non-FDA-approved use of antipsychotic drugs may be a way to save money while having little effect on patient care, according to a Penn State College of Medicine study.
Medications May 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
African-Americans with HIV are much less likely to adhere to drug therapy than others with the disease, according to a University of Michigan study.
HIV & AIDS May 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The odds that someone undergoing spinal surgery at a particular hospital will have to be readmitted to the same hospital within 30 days is an important measure of the quality of care patients receive. That's because these ...
Surgery Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
While nursing homes are the place where an estimated 30 percent of Americans die, there currently exists no way to compare which institutions do a better job at managing end of life care. A new study appearing this week in ...
Health Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- White women accounted for the majority of the 733,000 people in the United States who lived in state-regulated residential care facilities in 2010, according to a new federal report.
Health Apr 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
African-Americans and Hispanics with major depressive disorder are less likely to get antidepressants than Caucasian patients, and Medicare and Medicaid patients are less likely to get the newest generation of antidepressants.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- For men undergoing radical prostatectomies (RPs), private health insurance coverage is linked with fewer complications, less in-hospital recovery time, and decreased mortality, compared to public ...
Health Mar 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- In the past decade there has been a decrease in prolonged length of stay following radical cystectomy in the United States, while rates of transfer to a facility have remained stable, with insurance ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- The Supreme Court signaled Wednesday that it could throw out other key parts of President Barack Obama's health care law if it first finds the individual insurance requirement unconstitutional.
Health Mar 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Supreme Court dives into the heart of President Barack Obama's signature health care reform law Tuesday, taking up its most divisive requirement -- that Americans maintain insurance or be fined.
Health Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Recent changes in health insurance status were linked to greater emergency department use by newly insured and newly uninsured adults, according to a study published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine. The articl ...
Health Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The US law that extends health insurance coverage to most Americans, dubbed "Obamacare" by its detractors, is 2,400 pages long but only certain points have been challenged before the US Supreme Court.
Health Mar 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0