Medical economics

Two counties square off with California over mental health duties

Sacramento and Solano counties are in a standoff with the state over mental health coverage for a portion of Medicaid patients in those counties—a dispute that threatens to disrupt care for nearly 50,000 low-income residents ...

Health informatics

How countries can benefit from linking data

A recent study makes it clear: Countries like Sweden that can link data from different areas—such as the labor market and health care—have a decisive advantage when it comes to setting targeted actions.

Oncology & Cancer

Bringing crucial cancer treatments to rural communities

Fresh air, sunsets, and a night sky full of stars are a few of the benefits to country living that rural residents can claim. But access to medical specialists and customized cancer treatment? That often means a lengthy drive ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Endometriosis: How to diagnose and manage this complex condition

Endometriosis is a painful, complex condition affecting about 1 in 10 women of reproductive age, but it is poorly understood. A new clinical review published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) provides an overview ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Who is most at risk for long COVID?

A new study of more than 800,000 people has found that in the U.S., COVID "long haulers" were more likely to be older and female, with more chronic conditions than people in a comparison group who—after getting COVID—did ...

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