A new study shows wide variation in prescriptions of sedative drugs, called benzodiazepines, to people with Medicare coverage. Some counties, especially in southern and rural western states, had three times the level of sedative prescribing as...
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Children’s anxiety may negatively impact parents’ interactions with providers during visits and even causes a small proportion of families to postpone or cancel appointments.
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Tens of thousands of American women each year need emergency treatment to save their lives while they deliver their babies, or immediately after. A new study shows how much their risk of a life-threatening birth depends on their racial and ethnic...
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Genetic testing for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients can help guide treatment and identify whether family members are at increased risk, but many patients aren't aware of these benefits. A new study shows that decision support tools used in...
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For those in the habit of getting their neck adjusted, there's an important case to know about: High velocity neck manipulation have been shown to cause stress on the eye and vision loss.
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A new poll shows that only a small percentage of people in their 50s and early 60s have had their DNA tested – either for medical reasons, to learn their ancestry or out of curiosity – but far more have an interest in getting tested. However,...
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A new study explores the mystery of what drives eating past the point of fullness, at the most basic level in the brain. It shows that two tiny clusters of cells battle for control of feeding behavior -- and the one that drives eating overpowers the...
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Low-income Michigan residents who enrolled in a new state health insurance plan didn’t just get coverage for their health needs – many also got a boost in their financial health, according to a new study. People who gained coverage under the...
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