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Disparities in United States COVID-19 vaccine distribution

July 28, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

When reports showed COVID-19 vaccination rates were lower among racial/ethnic minority groups, most discussions focused on mistrust and misinformation among these populations or their reduced access to health care facilities. But new research from University of California San Diego and […]


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‘Millions’ prescribed wrong dose of common drugs

June 5, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

According to updated calculations published this week, over 11 million people in the United States may have been given the wrong prescription for a range of commonly used drugs. Scientists from the Stanford University School of Medicine in California recently […]


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How drug mortality rates vary across the United States

March 27, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

A new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine looks into county-level differences in drug-related mortality rates across the United States and finds a range of socioeconomic factors that influence them, including family distress and a county’s main […]


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Is pediatric surgery a gateway to opioid misuse?

January 10, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

The United States is in the grips of what some have dubbed an opioid epidemic. New research explores how pediatric surgical patients fit into this bleak picture. Across all age groups, opioid prescriptions have been steadily rising since the 1990s. […]


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Why The Future Of High-Quality Primary Care Is Concierge Medicine

November 27, 2017

Via: Forbes

For the vast majority of people, their health and the health of their loved ones are their most precious assets. Unfortunately, in life – at some point – ill health is almost inevitable. When necessary, who would not want the […]


EHR & EMR

The Value of EMRs: Broken Promise or Unintended Consequences?

November 6, 2017

Via: HitConsultant

In the world of healthcare many are tempted to believe in panaceas. There will be a magic bullet that finally cures the worst diseases. There will be a regulatory fix that will bring greater benefits to more people at reduced […]


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Why Concierge Medicine Is Going To Boom

October 9, 2017

Via: Forbes

In the United States, the healthcare system is in need of significant repairs. The likelihood of these repairs happening in today’s politically charged environment is pretty low. At the same time, the healthcare systems in other countries are also broken […]


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Medical News Today: How binge drinking alters brain activity

September 15, 2017

Via: Medical News Today

Earlier studies showed that alcoholic people have measurable changes in their resting brain activity. And now, for the first time, researchers find similar changes in the brains of non-alcoholic students who binge drink. Alcoholic beverages are enjoyed worldwide, and, if […]


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The Hospitals Most Loved By Their Employees

August 30, 2017

Via: Forbes

It’s a good time to be pursuing a career in healthcare. Advances in technology, increases in health insurance coverage in recent years, and the fact that people are living longer; all fuel an increasing need for workers in the healthcare […]