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Rheumatology practice at or above prepandemic levels

Rheumatology patient care has largely rebounded from the pandemic, with a lingering shift toward continuing telemedicine visits, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics ...

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Women with undetected hypothyroidism earn 5% lower wages compared to women with no thyroid dysfunction

New research has found the adverse effects of thyroid dysfunction on labor market productivity could be a contributing factor to why women earn lower wages than men.

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Health dataset seeks to represent all demographic groups

Although big data is revolutionizing health care, its potential has been limited by underrepresentation of vulnerable populations, including marginalized racial and socioeconomic groups that are at higher risk for poor health ...

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Age-related muscle loss linked to socioeconomic disadvantage

New research from Trinity shows that age-related muscle loss, known as sarcopenia, was twice as common in adults with the most socioeconomic disadvantage (47%) compared to the least socioeconomic disadvantage (21%). Consistent ...


Emergency shipment of baby formula arrives from Europe

A 35-ton shipment of hypoallergenic baby formula from Switzerland arrived in the United States on Sunday, the first delivery in what the Biden administration is calling "Operation Fly Formula" to deal with a nationwide shortage.