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Workplace injury and illness costs tens of thousands of work years, Australian study finds

Australia loses 41,194 work years annually due to work-related injury, disease and mental health conditions, a new measure of the national burden of workplace injury and illness has found.

Medical economics

Approximately 7 percent of U.S. population uninsured in 2023, survey suggests

In 2023, 7.6 percent of the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population was uninsured, according to early estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, 2023, released by the National Center for Health Statistics.

Medical economics

A call for renaming clinical research partnerships

In a recently published opinion piece in BMJ Open, "Rhetoric of Research: A Call for Renaming the Clinical Research Partnership," authors from Penn Nursing and Georgetown University School of Nursing, present a compelling ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

A new drug could slow Alzheimer's: But can patients get it?

It's welcome news for Alzheimer's patients and their families: A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel unanimously recommended approval for Eli Lilly & Co.'s treatment donanemab. If given the agency's green light later ...