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Fewer than 3% of Americans are active enough, eat a healthy diet, are nonsmokers, and have a healthy weight and percentage of body fat—the 4 important elements of a heart-healthy lifestyle that are promoted by the American Heart Association.
The most important benefit of exercise was the improved ability of the men to fall asleep, the study found.
This week, the top stories in managed care included the news that UnitedHealth will be exiting most Obamacare exchanges in 2017, and coverage from both the annual meeting of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy and the Community Oncology Conference.
The state's first-in-the-nation waiver to Medicaid seemed endangered in late 2014, but Governor Asa Hutchinson decided keeping people insured was worth it.
The study showed the need to test children with type 1 disease for a lack of vitamin D.
Cost, biosimilars, and technology dominated the conversations when managed care pharmacists, health plan administrators, physicians, and more gathered for the AMCP Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy Annual Meeting in San Francisco, April 19-22, 2016.
Stories on unsettling data on a rising suicide rate, Louisiana's Medicaid expansion efforts, and a Florida consumer education tool.
To have true utility, value models to assess the worthiness of treatments must have robust processes in place to incorporate the patient voice.
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