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Toxic air has long been suspected as a contributor to diabetes and obesity, but this study is the first to find a direct link.
A recent investigation into the experiences of undocumented Hispanic immigrants with end-stage renal disease reveals that their inability to access regular dialysis can have devastating physical and emotional ramifications.
Michael Abrams, managing partner for Numerof and Associates, said regions where states have taken a lead in promoting value-based care are further ahead in moving away from fee-for-service.
A judge has blocked the proposed merger of Anthem and Cigna, saying consolidation would likely result in higher prices and have other anticompetitive effects. The ruling comes just 2 weeks after another judge blocked the Aetna-Humana merger.
Analysis of the liquid used to make the aerosol in e-cigarettes has led to the discovery of high levels of 5 potentially toxic heavy metals.
A long-term health study has found that seniors with a higher body mass index were less likely to make use of hospice care. Additionally, obese seniors spent significantly fewer days in hospice care than their nonobese counterparts.
A recent JAMA study found that women with breast cancer would generally like to receive genetic testing and counseling, but less than one-third actually receive it.
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