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Many U.S. hospitals offer language services

(HealthDay)—Overall, 68.8 percent of hospitals offer language services, with the proportion increasing with level of need, according to research published in the August issue of Health Affairs.

Aug 11, 2016
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Active life expectancy varies for older blacks, whites

(HealthDay)—Life expectancy has increased for older whites and blacks, but blacks, especially women, have a smaller percentage of remaining life spent active, according to a study published in the August issue of Health ...

Aug 09, 2016
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Flint lead crisis adds up to $395 million in social costs

The social costs related to lead poisoning in Flint, Michigan, amount to $395 million from April 2014, when the city switched its water source from Lake Huron to the Flint River, to the present day, not counting the $58 million ...

Aug 08, 2016
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European countries implementing cost-sharing

(HealthDay)—European health systems are requiring an increase in cost-sharing measures for patients 50 years of age and older, according to research published in the July issue of Health Affairs.

Aug 01, 2016
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