A new article available online in the American Journal of Public Health by two Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health faculty makes a compelling case that end-of-life care issues need to become an integral part o ...
Health May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Combining Medicare's hospital, physician, and prescription drug coverage with commonly purchased private supplemental coverage into one health plan could produce national savings of $180 billion over a decade while improving ...
Health May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Expanding Medicaid: Mental and financial health improve, but no improvement shown in physical health
New findings from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment show that Medicaid coverage had no detectable effect on the prevalence of diabetes, high cholesterol, or high blood pressure, but substantially reduced depression, ...
Health May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The young woman pours a pack of brown powder into a glass of hot water, stirs it well and drinks the murky mixture down, hoping the traditional Chinese medicine will cure her feverish cold.
Medications Apr 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(HealthDay)—For young women with breast cancer, a longer treatment delay time (TDT) is associated with decreased survival, especially for African-American women, those with public or no insurance, and those ...
Surgery Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The White House is threatening to veto a Republican bill that would shore up one part of President Barack Obama's health care law by siphoning funds from another part.
Health Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Requiring individuals to pay a premium for public health insurance coverage can counteract the coverage effects of expanding eligibility for public health insurance programs to higher income families.
Health Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A record number of U.S. children were covered by health insurance in 2011, mostly due to substantial increases in the enrollment rates of public insurance, according to new research from the Carsey Institute at the University ...
Health Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Workers earning the lowest wages have a higher risk of hypertension than workers with the highest wages, according to new research from UC Davis.
Health Jan 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
People with private health insurance are nine times more likely than those without to have bariatric weight-loss surgery, a new study has found.
Overweight and Obesity Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Compared to the nation, a higher proportion of children in California are uninsured, one in every 10 children or more than 1.1 million in 2011. More of California's children have public health insurance and fewer through ...
Health Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—About 115,000 women lose their private health insurance every year in the wake of divorce, according to a University of Michigan study.
Health Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
After three major scares, President Obama's health care reform law is now part of the nation's legal and health care landscape, Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) panelists said Thursday, though its effects ...
Health Nov 12, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Preterm neonates born to low-income parents have a disproportionately high risk of developing posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus (PHH) that requires multiple surgeries and extensive follow-up, according ...
Pediatrics Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Babies born prematurely to low-income parents have a disproportionately high risk for developing dangerous brain bleeds that require multiple surgeries and extensive follow-up, according to a small Johns Hopkins Children's ...
Pediatrics Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0