Health

Medically unnecessary ambulance rides soar after ACA expansion

By 2016, two years into the expansion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), 17.6 million previously uninsured people around the U.S. had gained health insurance coverage. But with the expansion, researchers at the University ...

Pediatrics

Injury more likely due to abuse when child was with male caregiver

Over 1,700 children die from child abuse each year in the U.S., and far more sustain injuries that result in hospitalization. These deaths and severe injuries are preventable, but effective strategies require a deeper understanding ...

Health

Study: US pedestrian deaths hit highest number since 1990

The number of pedestrians killed on U.S. roads last year was the highest in 28 years, an increase due in part to driver and walker distraction, alcohol and drug impairment and more SUVs on the road, a safety organization ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Editorial: Veterans deserve reproductive health services

Americans have heard many stories and seen considerable documentation of the brain, spinal and other wartime injuries suffered by America's military personnel in Iraq and Afghanistan. Less-known is that the U.S. government ...

Neuroscience

How we identified brain patterns of consciousness

Humans have learned to travel through space, eradicate diseases and understand nature at the breathtakingly tiny level of fundamental particles. Yet we have no idea how consciousness – our ability to experience and learn ...

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