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Analysis showed that late-life cognitive activities may have a protective effect in preventing and delaying the development of Alzheimer's disease or other types of age-associated dementia.
Nearly 25% to 33% of family caregivers across the United States tend to ignore their own needs, resulting in poorer self-care and symptoms of depression and anxiety, according to a research study to be presented at the 2016 Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium.
The study supports earlier findings that warning labels affect parental choices of beverages for their children.
Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts said payers and employers are increasingly frustrated about paying in excess of $3000 a month for drugs that patients soon abandon, meaning they experienced little medical benefit.
What we're reading, September 8, 2016: An Arizona county at risk of having no Affordable Care Act plans in 2017 gains an insurer; the difficulty of obtaining medical records; and Ohio county offers immunity for anyone turning in deadly drugs.
The study is the first to show a protective benefit of having a vaginal delivery after a prior cesarean birth.
More communities across the country have implemented policies prohibiting the sale of tobacco products in retail pharmacy stores in an effort to respond to pharmacists’ concerns about their professional obligation to promote health and wellness among patrons in their stores.
Uninsured rates are much higher in states that have not expanded Medicaid, according to a CDC report.
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