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The initiative comes as consumers move away from soda toward healthier beverages. Pepsi, in particular, has seen declining sales, and voters in several US cities will decide on soda taxes on November 8, 2016.
A retrospective study has found that high total fat-adjusted saturated fat intake increases the aggressiveness of prostate cancer, particularly in European Americans.
The rate of inmates infected with the hepatitis C virus is estimated at 17.4% across the United States, and can reach as high as 40% in some states. However, many inmates in state prisons are not permitted to receive the the newest and most expensive treatments for the virus.
Researchers say more work is needed to create calculators that predict fracture risk in individual patients with diabetes.
What we're reading, October 17, 2016: more than 1 million Americans will lose their current Obamacare plan; physicians grow increasingly frustrated over insurance trends; and how overactive bladder disorder could benefit from less drug treatments.
Almost one-fourth of low-income adults in 3 states (Arkansas, Kentucky, and Texas) have experienced changes in health insurance coverage, known as “churning,” since the passage of the Affordable Care Act.
Preventing recurrent violent injury has always been an important component of public health approach to interpersonal violence. However, prior studies have done very little to highlight the true incidence of recurrent violent injury.
Precision medicine is an emerging approach to disease treatment and prevention that takes into account individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle for each person.
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