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November 15, 2018
A report assessing healthcare utilization and cost patterns in 6 regions across the United States highlighted stark differences in average healthcare costs, with Maryland falling 20% below the average and Colorado landing 19% above average.
November 15, 2018
US health officials said Thursday the number of high school students who reported being current e-cigarette users skyrocketed 78% between 2017 and 2018 to 3.05 million, as the FDA moved to create tougher regulations on e-cigarettes, although the agency did not propose the type of ban that some public health advocates hoped for.
November 15, 2018
Workers younger than 65 with employer-sponsored health insurance dramatically shifted to nurse practitioners and physician assistants between 2012 and 2016 as visits to primary care physicians decreased, according to a new report from the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI).
November 15, 2018
When used in combination with rituximab, Hu5F9-G4 (5F9), a humanized monoclonal anti-CD47 antibody, promotes durable objective and complete response rates in lymphoma while also having minimal adverse events (AE), according to a phase 1b study published in New England Journal of Medicine.
November 15, 2018
The guidelines unveiled at the American Heart Association annual meeting discuss when patients at the highest risk could be treated with a PCSK9 inhibitor.
November 15, 2018
Michigan receives approval to implement outcomes-based drug contracts in Medicaid; in the first 10 days since open enrollment began, 1.2 million people have signed up for Affordable Care Act health plans, which falls short of the 1.5 million people who signed up in the first 9 days last year; new research has found that in states with lax gunshot laws, children are twice as likely to die from gunshot wounds compared with states with stricter laws.
November 14, 2018
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) released what it said are 12 proposals to help increase affordability for people who buy insurance on the individual market who do not qualify for subsidies. Meanwhile, CMS said 1.2 million people signed up for health insurance during the first 10 days of open enrollment for the individual marketplaces.
November 14, 2018
One-third of neutropenic patients developed invasive infection following intensive chemotherapy, which was significantly associated with an increase in mortality up to 100 days after the start of neutropenia. 
November 14, 2018
A large pooled analysis of 758,592 premenopausal women, conducted by the Premenopausal Breast Cancer Collaborative Group, identified an inverse association between body mass index (BMI) and the risk of breast cancer.
November 14, 2018
As physicians have an essential role in the fight against HIV—leading patients through the care continuum—understanding HIV-related stigma among physicians can inform development of interventions to reduce this stigma and promote positive clinical outcomes.
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