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(HealthDay)—Physician business models are transforming, with a sustained shift away from independent practice, according to report released by the consulting firm Accenture.
Health Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The Obama administration says Republican-led states must commit to fully expanding their Medicaid programs to take advantage of generous funding in the federal health care law.
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The lower house of Parliament has approved legislation that makes it legal in the Czech Republic to use marijuana for medical treatment.
Health Dec 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Neural stem cells in the adult brain boost their levels of lipid metabolism to grow and generate new neurons. This new finding may open novel therapeutic avenues to treat age- or disease-associated ...
Medical research Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—U.S. federal and state policies are at a "tipping point" in terms of winning the war against smoking, according to an American Lung Association report.
Addiction Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Immigrants who come to the United States from Mexico arrive with a significant amount of undiagnosed disease, tempering previous findings that immigrants are generally healthier than native-born residents, according to a ...
Health Dec 03, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Saving bar patrons' time on their commute home could save lives. A pair of studies by University of Missouri psychologists found that people who reported drinking and driving also exhibited "urgency," or a lack of emotional ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
"Understanding peoples' attitudes about whether states of being should be considered diseases can inform social discourse regarding a number of contentious social and health public policy issues," says Kari ...
Health Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—More than half of HIV infections in metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs), smaller metropolitan areas, and nonmetropolitan areas in the United States and Puerto Rico can be attributed to male-to-male ...
HIV & AIDS Nov 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—When cigarette taxes rise, hard-core smokers are more likely than lighter smokers to cut back, according to new research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Health Nov 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Researchers at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, have found an association in the United States between a higher density of neurologists and neurosurgeons and a decreased risk of death from stroke. ...
Surgery Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Germany's most populous state is toughening a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants, closing loopholes in its five-year-old restrictions.
Health Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Over the last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has confirmed it is investigating health reports citing energy drinks 5-hour Energy and Monster Energy as a possible factor ...
Health Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—A new report says states can receive more than $9 in federal money for every dollar they spend to cover low-income residents under President Barack Obama's health care law.
Health Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
While ensuring the safety of high school and college athletes is hardly controversial, the method and associated costs of doing so are hotly debated. Conducting electrocardiographic (ECG) screenings of all young competitive ...
Cardiology Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0