Health

Barriers to health care for violence victims

Violence is a serious health concern and is one of the leading causes of death for adults under the age of 45 in the United States. Among those who are injured during a violent crime, only half of those who need medical treatment ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Rural patients with Alzheimer disease have shorter survival

(HealthDay)—Rural Medicare beneficiaries with Alzheimer disease and related dementia (ADRD) spend more time in nursing homes, receive less home health care, and have shorter survival than their urban counterparts, according ...

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