The review found that only a fraction of the syndromes had been fully studied, and no gene or chromosomal location has been found for more than a quarter of them.
According to research conducted at the Colorado School of Public Health at CU Anschutz, nearly 75% of smokers have low socioeconomic status.
Questions about cost-sharing subsidies, risk corridors, and what to do about red state Medicaid expansion will confront the Trump administration no matter how much the president wants to move on to other issues.
Women who were diagnosed with cancer at a young age are more likely to experience adverse birth outcomes like preterm birth, low birth weight, and cesarean delivery, particularly if the diagnosis occurred during pregnancy, according to a study in JAMA Oncology.
The majority of costs associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are associated with hospitalizations, and a new study in the International Journal of COPD set out to determine the exact drivers of high costs among hospitalized patients with COPD.
At the 22nd Annual Conference of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, in Orlando, Florida, Paul M. Cinciripini, PhD, of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center delivered a presentation on a mission he said he has spent the better part of his life working on: getting patients with cancer to quit smoking cigarettes.
When Connecticut was facing a projected budget gap of $3.8 billion, the governor's office and a coalition of unions considered how to make changes to the state health plan in order to mitigate the shortfall.
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