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Patient outcomes tied to valve replacement volume

(HealthDay)—Hospitals with high caseloads of both surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) have the best outcomes, according to a study published online Oct. 31 in JAMA ...

Burden of liver cancer rising in medicare patients

(HealthDay)—Both hospitalizations and deaths are increasing among Medicare recipients with liver cancer, according to a study presented at The Liver Meeting, the annual meeting of the American Association for the Study ...

CDC: 8.8 percent uninsured in US in first half of 2018

(HealthDay)—In the first six months of 2018, 8.8 percent of U.S. individuals of all ages were uninsured, which was not significantly different from 2017, according to a report published Nov. 15 by the U.S. Centers for Disease ...

Have diabetes? Make sure to manage cholesterol, too

For people with diabetes, blood sugar isn't the only important measurement. New cholesterol guidelines suggest the more than 110 million U.S. adults with diabetes or prediabetes also should manage their cholesterol.

Nearly 1 in 12 U.S. kids has a food allergy

(HealthDay)—Almost 8 percent of American children have food allergies, and 1 in 5 of those kids suffers an allergic reaction severe enough to wind up in the hospital, a new study finds.

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