Medical economics

Rural hospital closures affect operations of surrounding hospitals

Since 2005, more than 180 rural hospitals in the United States have closed, with nearly 1,000 more at risk of doing so. A study by Penn State College of Medicine researchers found that nearby hospitals see increased emergency ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Non-communicable diseases cause 74% of global deaths: WHO

Non-communicable diseases like heart disease, cancer and diabetes are responsible for 74 percent of deaths globally and cracking down on risk factors could save millions of lives, the WHO said Wednesday.

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