Race, racism and risk prediction for cardiovascular disease

When clinicians are discussing long-term health with a patient, we often find ourselves struggling with how a patient's race may inform their risk for cardiovascular disease, which claims more than 2,500 lives per day in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Free COVID test orders to end on March 8

Americans will not be able to order free at-home COVID tests after Friday, U.S. health officials announced Tuesday.


More than one billion now afflicted by obesity: Lancet

More than one billion people around the world are now suffering from obesity with the number having more than quadrupled since 1990, according to a study released by The Lancet medical journal.

Medical economics

Nurse aide turnover linked to scheduling decisions

Long-term care facilities that scheduled part-time Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) with more hours and more consistently with the same co-workers had reduced turnover, according to research led by Washington State University. ...

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